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For a gentle introduction to radio control flying, rc powered Gliders are an ideal answer; their stable and forgiving flight characteristics make them good for beginners to the hobby.
But what is a powered glider?
Also called a motor glider or e
Categories of RC gliders and sailplanes.
There are several different categories of radio control glider, as well as a large diversity of model designs ranging from general sport gliders to expensive carbon racing ones to large scale vintage sailplanes. Below are some examples of
– ‘full house’ glider wings explained.
Learning about ‘full house’ rc glider wing setups might not be high on your agenda if you’ve just entered the radio control gliding hobby, but there will probably come a time when you want
Thermal soaring with an rc glider (sailplane) is a very relaxing radio control flying experience, but you need to understand some basic principles before you go thermal hunting.
Thermals are columns of air that are warmer than the air immediately surrounding them. Warm
– ways to get airborne.
Launching rc gliders that are of the non-powered variety can be done in a few different ways, all of which are fairly easy to understand. Some are easier to do than others though.
– my personal passion!
Slope soaring with an rc glider can be one of the most relaxing and straightforward ways of enjoying radio control flight. It’s relatively easy to master and, for me, is a personal favourite type of rc flying. At the
– how an RC glider can top 500mph!
Dynamic Soaring, often abbreviated to DS, broke in to the rc gliding scene in the late 1990s and is an adrenalin-packed experience for anyone looking for a rush that conventional slope soaring can