Take Off : All About Radio Controlled Model Aircraft, Paperback / softback Book

Take Off : All About Radio Controlled Model Aircraft Paperback / softback


A complete and comprehensive guide to the popular hobby of radio controlled model aircraft, written with both the beginner and the experienced modeller in mind.

It covers, in a logical order, every aspect from how to enter the hobby and choose the right model, engine and how to build a basic trainer model.

It is full of useful information on materials and construction techniques.

A significant part of the author's instruction deals with learning to fly.

He covers both the essential and the advanced manoeuvres and aerobatics, and also more specialist areas such as electric flight, gliders, autogyros and helicopters, advanced models for aerobatics, pylon racing, ducted fan powered models and turbojets.

Lavishly illustrated with amusing cartoons, detailed line drawings and informative photographs, the book examines every aspect of radio modelling in a simple and straightforward manner.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 216 black and white photographs; 160 scale plans and line drawings; 19 cartoons; 20 table
  • Publisher: Special Interest Model Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Radio-controlled models
  • ISBN: 9781854861665



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