But, the best way to start in RC Airplanes hobby is to get an electric powered RC Airplane. Once, familiarized with the electric power you can easily learn the gas-powered RC Airplanes and the fun don’t stop there. They are literally very many types of RC Airplanes available which you can build from scratch using plans, or kits, or even start from scratch and make your own RC Airplane once you have learned the principles of RC Airplane design.
RC Airplane hobby is becoming popular around the world with the advent of cheap and more powerful electric or RC gas engines, more powerful and less recharge hungry batteries and low-cost radio systems. RC Airplanes can be flown in parks using park flyers but there are many clubs available all over the world where you can go to fly your RC Airplanes. The clubs gives you the advantage of a landing strip and you can share your passion and experience of RC Airplanes with others.
RC Airplanes are increasing being used by government, semi-government, private and public companies by mounting sophisticated electronics on-board. These planes are categorized differently and are called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s). These planes are used for advertising, communications, reconnaissance, information gathering, surveillance, weather information and more.
You can also enjoy aerial photo imagery using your own RC Airplanes. Many small cameras are available in the market for RC Airplane use which you can mount on-board your own RC Airplane and capture aerial imagery, record video or do surveillance on others ;).