Letchworth Model Aeronautical Society
We fly many types of radio-controlled models, from traditional glow-plug engined aeroplanes to the latest FPV quadcopters ("drones" to the public at large!). When starting the hobby it is easy to spend a lot of money and end up with a model which can only be flown by an expert. The usual result is an expensive crash and a vow to never try flying again! However by following a few simple guidelines, and talking to other members on a Sunday afternoon at the rugby field, it is quite possible to spend a modest amount on a suitable trainer and eventually become one of those experts.
It is probably simplest to get started with an electric model of the type you want to fly - fixed wing, helicopter or multi-rotor. You will need as a minimum:
Click on one of the links above for more detailed information on the various branches of our hobby.
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