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Buying RC kits for radio controlled planes - Best RC Toy Boats For Sale

Updated on May 19, 2011

Until not long ago, a vast majority of RC model aircraft was sold in RC kit form. These kits were available in a cardboard box with the key components detached. These kits included the RC plane building guide and plans, an RC manual, and some accessories. These kits, which are also known as RC kits, are still very popular.

Many beginner modelers who like the challenge of assembling a new RC plane with their hands and then bring the model plane in flight buy these kits. Depending on the complexity and degree of finish of the kit, assembly can take weeks or even months. This also depends on the availability of specific tools.

For many reasons, including the lack of free time, model airplane enthusiasts are now turning to buying pre-assembled RC kits. In fact, these types of models are ideal for beginners. As they are assembled in the RC planes manufacturing factories, RC fans are buying them, as they are absolutely certain about their built.

RC plane kits are easy to be built by kids or adults.
RC plane kits are easy to be built by kids or adults.
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Large RC plane kit
Latest RC planes - 2010 edition
Latest RC planes - 2010 edition

Many new RC model planes are being built using high-quality materials, such as models in kit form. Also, since you will not build these with your hands and put your soul into it, it is less likely that you will be nervous with your first RC plane flight. Buying new RC planes which are completely assembled save a lot of time, and also, you can concentrate on learning the techniques of piloting without worrying about the basic construction of your model.

Pre-assembled RC model planes are available in several versions depending on their degree of completion.

Below are some symbols, which are most commonly used to define pre-assembled RC planes:

ARF RC plane kits

ARF stands for Almost Ready-to-Fly. Most almost ready to fly kits can be completed and taken to flight conditions in a maximum of 16 to 20 hours of work. The major structures such as wings, tail empennage, and fuselage are completely assembled and covered. The RC modeler has to simply mount each other subsets, install the engine and equipment for radio control, attach a few other pieces, and they are read to fly.

RTF RC plane kits

RTF stands for Ready-to-Fly. If you want a plane to be able to fly within 20 feet, then get a ready to fly RC plane. These models just require some final steps to complete, but much less than what is required in ARFs. The RTF also includes the most complete engine and radio control, of course, already fitted to the model.

How to choose the size of your RC model aircraft?

Size or to be more correct, the "class" of a model aircraft is the engine size needed to fly it properly. Model aircraft's engine size is expressed in hundredths of a cubic inch. Class of model aircraft, which are most popular are .20, which require .20 to .36 engines. There are also classes .40 (from .40 to .53 engines) and .60 (from .60 to .75 engines).

Class .40 engine size is recommended for beginners into building RC planes and aeromodelling. The engines of this class are very stable and reliable. They are sound enough to propel a model aircraft in conditions of a light breeze or light headwind, but at the same time, their size is small and they are of relatively low cost; therefore, they are suitable for beginners.

Advanced RC pilots employ .60-engine class for dual advantage of improved stability and visibility in flight.

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Radio controlled RC tanks
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Radio controlled RC ships
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P-47 Chinese RC toy planes
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RC aircrafts, RC ornithopters, RC boats, RC autos, RC vehicles, and RC tanks at wholesale prices.
RC aircrafts, RC ornithopters, RC boats, RC autos, RC vehicles, and RC tanks at wholesale prices.
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Large RC planes kits


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    • soni2006 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajinder Soni 

      6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Buy RC boat from online Amazon or EBay store. A good RC boat starts from 50 dollars 3200 rupees.

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      chandan koli 

      6 years ago

      Rc boat kharidni he pleis price batao


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      Dale Anderson 

      6 years ago from The High Seas

      Fun stuff.

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      8 years ago

      i wanted to know where can i find a beginers rc airplane kit to build i want to buy one build it and fly it please email me at thanks :)

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      8 years ago

      I like the site very much. Help for make all kind of electonic things

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      8 years ago

      oh what a remote control planes

    • soni2006 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajinder Soni 

      8 years ago from New Delhi, India

      So why not you go through my hub:

      You can learn the basic RC part here and then go to

      for more details. Best of luck tristan.

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      8 years ago

      i have a motor and im trying to make it remote control

      is ther a way to do that from scratch? or should i buy a kit? im pretty comfortable with mechanics but not so much rc. any suggestions

    • soni2006 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajinder Soni 

      9 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Best of luck for getting one Dobson. I would like to see your video flying an RC plane.

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      9 years ago from Virginia

      I have wanted an RC toy all my life. Now I am 45 and still do not have one, but you have sparked my interest again.

    • soni2006 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajinder Soni 

      9 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks a lot warrioRR. I am glad that you visited this hub.

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      9 years ago from Rawalpindi Pakistan

      Great Info

      Good work Keep it upP

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      10 years ago from Tampa, Florida

      My oldest Grandson is want a RC plane for Christmas. This has been a grate guide.

    • soni2006 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajinder Soni 

      10 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks a lot Philent. RC toys are fun and some of them are expensive too. I agree.

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      10 years ago

      I agree it looks fun, but I bet expensive LOL! BTW congrats on your 300th hub.

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      Rajinder Soni 

      10 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks a lot Ethel.

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      Ethel Smith 

      10 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      These look great fun

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      Rajinder Soni 

      10 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Hi sarovai, Veronica Allen, Money Glitch, and spease. I am really thankful to all of you for your kindness and support. I will keep on writing more useful hubs, I am trying hard to upload more articles on RC toys, especially remote controlled and radio controlled cars, planes, trucks, tanks, boats, etc.

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      10 years ago from Minneapolis Mn

      Good hub. Congrats on 300. I have been in a real Beaver. The one in the video was close to actual size.

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      Money Glitch 

      10 years ago from Texas

      Another great hub loaded with a wealth of information!

      Congrats soni2006 on this being number 300!

      Wow, the thoughts of doing half that many hubs makes my head spin...Keep up the great work!

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      Veronica Allen 

      10 years ago from Georgia

      This seems like a great family project. By the way, congratulations on your 300th hub! I hope to be as sucessful as you are some day. Keep up the good work!

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      10 years ago

      Congrats sony for 300th hub.

    • soni2006 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajinder Soni 

      10 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks a lot my dear friends. These hubs are nothing for me without your presence.

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      10 years ago

      Congrats on your 300th Hub, I like all your hubs good writing

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      10 years ago

      Congrats on this your 300th Hub, you are a credit to Hubpages !


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