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By Tina Samuels

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • How Do Infrared RCs Work? Created: Sunday, December 17, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Infrared RC toy vehicles are fun and popular little toys, often small enough to enclose in your fist. Cars, trucks, helicopters, and even tanks may come in infrared versions. There are both benefit...
    • Cool RC Robot Toys Created: Thursday, September 27, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      One of the hottest sort of radio controlled gadget is the robot and there are some pretty cool RC robots just waiting to strut their stuff and take your commands. From robotic animals to sci-fi cha...
    • Tiniest Micro RC Toy Vehicles Created: Thursday, October 16, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      From airplanes and helicopters that fit in your hand to tiny desktop racers that make your stapler look like a giant, here are a selection of some the smallest radio controlled and remote controlle...
    • RC Boat Basics Created: Tuesday, August 07, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Whether gliding gracefully across the pond or kicking up plumes of water in their wake as they shoot from shore to shore, RC boats provide hours of outdoor RC entertainment. Learn the basics of typ...
    • Before You Buy RC Toys for 6 to 12 Year Olds Created: Sunday, March 12, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The market for radio controlled toys these days is huge. But before you go out and buy a toy RC car or truck for the “underage” driver in your home, make sure that it’s one they c...
    • How Do I Find a Local RC Race Track? Created: Friday, March 10, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Many RC racers rely entirely on their own backyard tracks or simply racing their friends at local parks. But to prepare for and participate in serious competitions you may want to use a more offici...
    • What's the Best Hobby-Grade RC Car or Truck for a Beginner? Created: Sunday, February 22, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Ready to run electric RCs are a good start...
    • Choosing Your RC Car Frequency Created: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Avoid radio frequency interference problems with toy grade RC cars and trucks. Learn how to choose toy RC cars and trucks based on their frequency." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • Free Intermediate and Advanced RC Airplane Plans Created: Monday, September 01, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      These free RC airplane plans are generally more suitable for intermediate to advanced RC modelers. The aircraft often require more individual components and complex construction, for more realistic...
    • Learn to Fly With RC Flight Simulation Software Created: Monday, April 10, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Download a demo or get some free flight simulators to help you learn how to master RC flight. Find free versions and demo or trial editions of RC flight simulators for airplanes and helicopters."
    • RC Airplane Flight Simulators Created: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      If you want to hone your RC airplane or glider skills, flight simulation software lets you do it in any kind of weather and you can even fly outdoor planes in the house -- virtually, that is. Don't...
    • Flying Toy and Hobby RC Helicopters Created: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      In the RC hobby, flying RC helicopters is often considered the hardest RC skill to master. This might make the marketing claims for easy-to-fly toy RC helicopters hard to understand. The difference...
    • RC Helicopter Flight Simulators Created: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Learn to master the intricate flight controls of an RC helicopter without risking your very expensive RC helicopter in your inexperienced hands. These RC helicopter flight simulator software progra...
    • How Do I Protect My RC Electronics From Water and Mud? Created: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Water + electricity + dirt = big mess if you don't properly prepare your RC for water, snow, and mud.
    • Electric vs. Nitro Created: Thursday, August 02, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      When looking at an electric RC next to a nitro RC, they may look very different. But there are quite a few similarities. The key differences come, not from appearances, but from actual operation. C...
    • The AMS 5.0 Alabama Manufacture Shootout 2014 Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A look at the Alabama Manufacture Shootout RC offroad race in Cullman, Alabama.
    • Radio Controlled Flying Saucers and UFOs Created: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Consider getting one of these RCFOs -- radio controlled flying objects -- for all your skywatching friends.
    • Remote Control Dinosaurs Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Build Jurassic Park in your backyard with remote controlled robotic dinosaurs. These RC dinosaurs can walk and run and respond to sights and sounds they encounter. Some varieties can interact with ...
    • Freqeskinz Radio and Body Wraps Created: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Freqeskinz is a RC body and radio wrap business specializing in creating interesting themes for the RC community.
    • Top Five RC Boats for 2014 Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      A look at five great RC boat choices for 2014.
    • Tamiya Tractor Truck Series of RC Big Rig Kits Created: Monday, July 28, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The Tamiya Tractor Truck series of radio controlled big rigs are available as unassembled kits. You have to build them yourself.
    • Top RC Airplane Crash Videos Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      As I view these videos on "how to crash a jet and look good doing it" a new RC business idea comes to mind. How about RC plane insurance?
    • Carrera Digital132 Track Sets Versus Scalextric Digital Track Sets Created: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      A comparison of the Scalextric and the Carrera slot car tracks for RC racers.
    • Scalextric Digital Track Sets Created: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      An overview of the Scalextric Slot car racing kits for the RC racer.
    • Carrera Digital 123 Track Sets Created: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      An overview of the Carrera slot car tracks and systems for RC racers.
    • Repairing Radio Controlled Toys Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Toy-grade RCs are generally not as durable or long-lasting as hobby-grade models. What can you do when a sentimental favorite toy RC goes on the fritz?
    • Ready to Run for the PS4 Playstation Video Console Created: Monday, April 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      A preview of the Ready to Run game for the PS4 Playstation Video Console
    • What is the Proper Way to Store Your RC Nitro Fuel? Created: Monday, April 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      A look at some of the proper storage techniques for RC nitro fuel.
    • How Long Can You Store Nitro Fuel? Created: Sunday, April 06, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Storing your RC nitro fuel properly can help keep the fuel fresher longer and keep your nitro engine running properly.
    • The Futaba Servo Guide Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      Digital and analog servos produced by futaba for use in RC applications.
    • The Comprehensive List of Free Airplane Plans Created: Saturday, March 22, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      A listing of free airplane plans for download from the About.com Radio Controlled Vehicles site.
    • Free Glider Airplane Plans to Download Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      All of the plans listed in this article are free to download and are of the "glider" variety.

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