Beginner RC Airplane Books

 Take a look here for a range of beginner RC airplane books if you are thinking of joining the ranks of RC pilots. Available from Amazon, buy one and you will get you off to a great start!

Getting Airborne by Harry Higley book

Learning to fly RC airplanes can be a real challenge, but like a lot of other things in life, it can be a very rewarding experience and reading as much as you can will be very beneficial.

There is no such thing as too much knowledge! I strongly recommend that you read as much as possible and the books listed here contains some excellent works.

Take a look and read the reviews and make your selection and buy in confidence from Amazon.

Some of the beginner RC airplane books listed are out of print but are still available used. Some of the information is out of date, but a lot of it will always be very useful for the first timer RC pilot.

Further details for the beginner can be found on this web site - Click here to see "Beginner RC Planes"

This page will give details of the RC flight simulator, an excellent, if not compulsory way to learn to fly!


Getting Started in Radio Control Airplanes: The Complete Beginner's Guide

The Complete Beginner's Guide

This book is a bit dated but well worth your consideration. The author, Gerry Yarrish, has been a contributor to Model Airplane News for many years and has written a wide range of articles on all aspects of the hobby.

Many building and covering tips are included and the book is slanted towards the glow engined airplane and the information given about electric power shows how old the book is!

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First Flight: A Beginner's Guide to RC Airplanes: How to Buy the Right Plane and Teach Yourself to Fly!

First Flight: A Beginner's Guide to RC Airplanes: How to Buy the Right Plane and Teach Yourself to Fly!

Of all the beginner RC airplane books that I have come across, this is the first one that can be downloaded to your Kindle. ( It is also available as a conventional paperback.)

This is an excellent book for the beginner and I strongly recommend that any potential pilot, buy this book, before he or she buys there first RC airplane!

All the RC airplanes mentioned are of foam construction and electric powered. This is by far the simplest and easiest type for the newcomer-leave the more complex types until you have learned to fly.

The author writes in an easy style and makes specific recommendations as to which airplanes and accessories to buy. This is always a risky business, if only because RC airplanes become unavailable quite quickly but I found that all listed are available. (Feb 2015)

I downloaded the Kindle version and found it to be an excellent choice for the first time pilot. If you read this book then your chances of success are increased a hundred fold!

If you own a Kindle then the price means you have no excuse not  to buy! Or you can download the free Kindle App. to your phone or computer.

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Learn To Fly Electric RC Aircraft Today

Learn To Fly Electric RC Aircraft Today

Available only as a Kindle book, it is 50 pages long.

Many of the RC airplanes suggested you buy are no longer available but a lot of the other tips are useful and the information on electric motors ,speed controls and batteries can help the beginner.

For more information and reviews on Amazon, CLICK HERE or on the image or heading.






Getting Airborne, Vol. 1 

Getting Airborne, Vol. 1

This title is one of the "Oldie but Goody" titles in the field of beginner RC airplane books.

For those who prefer to build an ARF (Almost Ready to Fly) rather than use a foam RTF (Ready to Fly), this book contains the details on how to assemble and install radio and motor components

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