Remote Control Helicopter Guide
Articles, tips and definitions to help you learn more about
the hobby. The
scale remote control helicopter guide is a quick reference to the
various parts and
accessories used by rc helicopters.
An electric remote control helicopter flying next to a Suburban!
RC Helicopter Magazines
One of the best way to learn more about the hobby is to get
popular rc helicopter magazines such as Rotary Modeler, Model
Technique and Model Helicopter World.
A lot of models, especially those designed for beginners,
include a video cd. These remote control helicopter videos help you
build and fly your rc helicopter.
The gyro is a small device that stabilizes a remote control
during hovering and flying. There are several types such as the
and heading hold gyro.
There are many types of radio controllers. The simplest are
for rc cars. The more complex units, with 3 or more servos, are used
airplanes and helicopters.
This is a cheap way to learn how to fly a remote control helicopter.
simulators let's you crash without having to spend for replacement
The benefits of buying a remote control helicopter with fixed
design is simplicity. These r/c helicopters are easy to build and have
moving parts. Also cheaper than collective pitch helis.
The benefits of buying collective pitch rc helicopters is
The collective pitch rotor design is what allows you to fly an r/c
inverted or upside down.
Power is transferred from engine to rotor. Moves the radio control
and down and varies the collective pitch to increase or decrease lift.
By varying the tail rotor pitch, the radio controlled helicopter turns
left or right. Also called "Yaw." In a neutral position, the tail
rotor has just enough pitch to counteract the spinning main rotor
Change of pitch resulting in tilting forward or backward. Change in
main rotor blades enables the remote control helicopter to fly forward
When the remote controlled helicopter leans to the left or to the right.
Main Rotor Diameter
Dual Main Rotor
RC Helicopter Guide
Mini RC Helicopter - Remote Control
Helicopters, Radio Controlled Helis, R/C Stores
Information center on rc helicopters. Introduction to the remote
control helicopter hobby and guide to buying radio controlled helis
from popular online r/c stores.
RC Hobby Stores
Shopper's guide to the best online rc hobby stores. Clearance sales and
discount coupons give you great deals when buying rc helicopter