Flying has always been a dream of humans. According to ancient scriptures, humans have always been mesmerized by the art of flying and thus, have created various inventions and discoveries that have enabled us to fly with the help of different types of aircraft. The next step on our quest for finding the pleasures of flying is the remote controlled flying or RC flying as it is popularly called. We can RC fly with the help of various RC Plane and RC Aircraft.
RC flying has been prevalent in history for thousands of years. The technique of kite flying, which originated in China around 800 B.C., was our first step towards RC flying. Come to think of it, even kites are a form of RC flying as we fly them by giving hand signals from the earth. Kites can be seen as the primitive form of RC planes but the actual origin of the RC plane that is flown in the world today dates back to the late years of 19th century when the technique of exploiting Radio Control through transmitters, was invented by Nikola Tesla. The commercial use of the remote control technology started in 1960s and since then, the world of RC flying has not looked back.
One look at the number of remote control flying clubs and websites about RC flying on the internet will give you an idea about the popularity of this hobby. If you are one of those people who can spend their whole day in building and flying RC planes, then you are not alone. People from all over the world are into this hobby and some of them can spend any amount of money to include a rare piece of RC fly history in their collection.
RC flying has taken form of a serious hobby and it has a larger fan base than any other type RC modelling. If you are new to this RC Hobby, then the first thing you should do is to choose a RC plane that suits you and your personality. You will find so much of choice in the RC fly market that you will surely be confused. Options range from electric versions to jet fuel powered RC planes, and from blade-powered to turbine engines with Kevlar fuel tanks and Balsa wood frames.
But as a first time RC flyer, you should purchase a plane that is easy to handle and maintain. It is also very important to have some kind of guidance while doing RC flying for the first few times. Joining your local RC flying club is a great way to meet people and learn more about the hobby. It also allows you to spend more fun family time with your children, outdoors. So what are you waiting for? Go and grab your favourite RC plane and enjoy the magic of RC flying.