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Thomas

I love all things that fly! I especially love learning and passing on any knowledge I have gained! Flying multicopters is my favorite things to do. For me, it's just as much about the build as it is flying! I love to spend time in the garage tinkering with things and working out complex problems - my 3D printers being one of them...
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April 2017

Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Basic Troubleshooting

Prior to or following your first flight, you may face some challenges with your model. In this article we cover some of the most common problems faced by RC pilots.
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Your First Flight

You have put in the hard yards and you're ready to take your first flight! It's an exciting time but there's a few things you need to prepare prior to flying...
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Identifying Key Plane Components

Your first model plane will most likely be ready built for the most part. However, it's good to familiarize yourself with the key components as this will help you to fine tune your model and troubleshoot should the need arise.
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Your First Radio Transmitter

Choosing the right transmitter can be hard because there's so many options out there! If you're looking for your first transmitter, this article will help you in making a decision...
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Your First Plane

Choosing the right plane to get started with can greatly determine the outcome of your success! In this article we talk about what makes the ideal first plane and provide examples of what to buy...
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Buddy Boxing

Buddy boxing is a great way to learn to fly and socialise with like-minded people at your local flying club!
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Purchasing a Flight Simulator

In this article we talk about the importance of practising to fly using a flight simulator and the options available to you no matter what your budget is!
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Safety

In this article we talk about basic safety precautions you need to take when flying RC planes.
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Overview

In this series of articles, we take you through the key steps for your first successful flight! From learning the basics through to learning to fly - you will be up in the air in no time!
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How to balance a Brushless Motor using your phone

If you're flying anything, it's good practice to balance a brushless motor; Especially if you're flying a multicopter as unwanted vibration can affect the flight characteristics of your aircraft. Features such as loiter and return to home may not work because the flight computer cannot accommodate for unstable flight through vibration.
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