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  • Find the Best RC Planes for Beginners at Modelflight

    Find the Best RC Planes for Beginners at Modelflight
    Are you ready to begin your journey flying remote control planes? RC planes are great fun. Seeing your model soar across the sky is a thrilling sight and, with the right training and practice, you will have the chance to progress from a beginner to a Top Gun like the pilots in the video below:     Would you like to join these pilots one day? If so, you are going to need a solid foundation in the form of a great beginner's remote control plane. This blog post is designed to help you find that plane. There are some excellent RC planes for beginners available. This post will compare and review six of these planes to help you find the one that is right for you.   The great thing is that once you have mastered the basics, there are so many paths you can take in the world of RC planes. You can start flying scale...

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  • Compare the Best RC Gliders for Beginners at Modelflight

    Compare the Best RC Gliders for Beginners at Modelflight
    Keen to get started with RC gliders? These models are great to fly and, as any pilot can attest, seeing your glider soar with the wind is an amazing sight. In this blog post, we will be comparing the best RC gliders for beginners in order to help you find the right one for your needs.   What to Look For in a Beginner's RC Glider   There are several points to consider when looking for your first RC glider.  As mentioned, some models come with motors to assist with launch and climb.  These remote control gliders would be ideal for beginners; allowing you to get into the air quickly and easily. The material of the glider should also be taken into account.  Durable material (such as foam) is easy to repair, should you encounter any trouble during your first few flights.  Finally, the RC glider should be easy to control. We would recommend that beginner pilots choose a model that has...

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  • New Release! E-Flite UMX AS3Xtra RC Plane Announced at Modelflight

    New Release! E-Flite UMX AS3Xtra RC Plane Announced at Modelflight
    If you are a fan of 3D planes, or you are keen to begin 3D flying, we have some great news! E-Flite have just announced the release of their UMX AS3Xtra RC plane. This ultra-micro plane takes 3D flying to a whole new level; coming with multiple AS3X flight modes to help you perform amazing aerobatics such as hovers and knife-edges.   The E-Flite UMX AS3Xtra is constructed from laser-cut flat foam with carbon reinforcement and micro-thin film. This gives you extremely low wing loading, strength and durability. When combined with the AS3X technology, you have the ideal plane for indoor 3D...

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  • E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub Review

    E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub Review
    The announcement of the new E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub was met with a very positive response. As the largest RC plane to be constructed from Carbon-Z foam, the Cub is an exciting opportunity for RC pilots to step up to a giant-scale model. In this post, we wanted to talk about the Carbon-Z Cub unboxing and action videos we recently posted on our YouTube channel and give you a better idea of what this plane is like to fly.   In our first video, Matt unboxes this new E-Flite RC plane and shows you how to put one together.  ...

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  • E-Flite P-51D Mustang Announced at Modelfight

    E-Flite P-51D Mustang Announced at Modelfight
    E-Flite have just made a great addition to their range of scale RC planes with the launch of their P-51D Mustang 280. This model aircraft accurately replicates the famed North American Mustang; completely painted with detailed markings of George Preddy's "Cripes A' Mighty 3rd". It comes with a custom propeller and a matching scale-shaped spinner installed. Constructed from durable, finely-moulded foam, the Mustang RC plane can easily be flown in a small field or park.   This BNF RC plane requires...

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  • E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub Just Announced at Modelflight

    E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub Just Announced at Modelflight
      If you are a pilot with big dreams, take note. E-Flite have just released their Carbon-Z Cub. This is the first giant-scale RC plane to be constructed from durable Carbon-Z foam. Designed by Quique Somenzini, the Carbon-Z Cub is a great choice if you are looking for to step up to a giant-scale plane. This is a very versatile model aircraft. The Cub is quite capable flying gracefully or performing great aerobatics. It comes equipped with ...

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  • How to Bind an Air Radio to an RC plane

    How to Bind an Air Radio to an RC plane
    In this blog post, we will be covering a frequently asked question at Modelflight - how do I bind my air radio to my RC plane? Recently on Modelflight's YouTube Channel, we added a video that explains this procedure:       As Matt explained, while this video used the ...

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  • How To Find E-Flite Spare Parts at Modelflight

    How To Find E-Flite Spare Parts at Modelflight
    If you are the proud owner of an E-Flite RC plane, you would be familiar with their high quality and performance. At Modelflight, we are proud to stock, and support, a wide range of E-Flite models, including RC planes for beginners to advanced pilots, sport RC planes and ...

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  • Event Review – Indoor Flying in Adelaide, August 2013

    Event Review – Indoor Flying in Adelaide, August 2013
    It was a great turnout at the August indoor flying session at ETSA Park, South Australia. Pilots and spectactors flocked to see some brilliant RC plane and helicopter demonstrations, in addition to seeing some of the latest releases from Modelflight. It was an impressive line-up. Some of the new models that were on show included the new 350 QX from Blade, the Delta Ray from ...

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  • New Release! E-Flite UMX Habu 180 DF RC Jet

    New Release! E-Flite UMX Habu 180 DF RC Jet
    Fans of RC jets, take note. E-Flite has just announced the launch of the UMX Habu DF 180. If it looks familiar to you, that’s no surprise. It is modelled on the very popular Habu 32 park flyer.  In the same shape as the original, the key difference is that its ultra-micro size means that this ducted fan jet is small enough to fly in your own backyard.  And boy, does this UMX Habu pack a punch! It features an EDF power system, incorporating the Delta-V 180m 28mm EDF Unit, coupled with a brushless 180m Ducted Fan Motor, with 11750Kv of power.   Check out this video where Mike takes us through the brand new release of the UMX Habu.  You can also watch on Modelflight’s YouTube chan...

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