• Brushless 4CH Cessna 182 LiPo RTF RC Electric Plane Airplane 2.4GHz Blue 4 Servo

    FAST SHIP from MEL! NEW Model! Remote Air EP LiPo Blue
    AU $257.00
    Free postage
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    556 sold
    Colour: Blue
  • Model Radio control plane PIPER J3 CLUB GRASSHOPPER

    This US Navy (NE-1) version of the popular Piper J3 Cub is a must for all scale pilots. During World War II the US Navy acquired 230 of the NE-1 version to use as a primary trainer. A very stable platform for training.
    AU $103.00
    0 bids
    Free postage
    Ending 23 Jan at 11:52 AEDST4d 18hType: Park Flyer/Slow FlyerColour: Green
  • Brushless LiPo RC 4CH Cessna 182 RTF Electric Plane Airplane 2.4GHz Red 4 Servo

    FAST SHIP from MEL! NEW Model! Remote Air EP LiPo Red
    AU $239.00
    Colour: Red
    AU $18.00 postage
    173 sold
  • Glider RC powered FOX EPO large 2.3 mtr Wingspan as new never flown ARF

    Fox Large EPO powered glider still in box never assembled or flown Requires your battery and receiver transmitter Opened only for photo purpose Wingspan 2320mm-50.8 inch Length 1290mm 50.8 inch Weight 1150grams Battery 11.1v li po not included. ESC and BEC included. Outrunner and folding prop included. 4 servos installed. This is part of my excessive old stock please see my other auctions Shed Clear Out. Would prefer local pick up as box is very large.over 1.5 metre long. Thanks.
    AU $50.00
    0 bids
    or Best Offer
    Ending 22 Jan at 13:21 AEDST3d 19hLocal pickupBrand: Fox Valley ModelsType: Sailplane & GliderMaterial: Foam
  • WLtoys F949 3CH 2.4GHz RC Airplane Fixed Wing RTF CESSNA-182 Plane Drone Toy HO

    Features: Cessna-182 Design: Designed according to Cessna-182 real plane, with cool appearance. Strong Power: 3 coreless motors combination, strong driving power. 2.4GHz Control: 2.4GHz technology adopted for anti-Interference, you can play together without effect each other. 3 Channels Airplane: Rudder volume size adjustable, and you can do all kinds of difficult movements accurately. Ready-To-Fly Design: RTF drone toy almost no assembly needed, easy operation for beginners. Specifications.
    AU $60.98
    Brand: WLtoys
    Free postage
    Colour: White
    96 sold
  • RC Plane P-51D Mustang Moonbeam McSwine 750mm (30") (PNP) WW2 Warbird fighters

    P-51D Mustang “Moonbeam McSwine” is based on a P51D built in 1944. The Mustang was one of the iconic US fighters from WWII. All Stickers are pre-installed. It has the power to do all the maneuvers required for a WWII fighter.
    AU $179.99
    Free postage
    Type: Warbird
    or Best Offer
    Material: Foam
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    Colour: Multi-Coloured
  • 2.4G 2Channel Remote Control Plane RC Airplane Glider Outdoor Toy USB Charge

    AU $48.00 to AU $98.00
    Free postage
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    12 watching
    Type: MicroMaterial: FoamColour: Red
  • AU Z51 660mm Wingspan 2.4G 2CH Gyro EPP DIY Glider RC Airplane Fixed Wing Drone

    1x Z51 660mm EPP DIY RC Airplane (Glue NOT included). Material: EPP. EPP material is lightweight and durable. Built-in gyroscope and powerful power allows the model to easily take off from the ground.
    AU $59.99
    Free postage
    Brand: Unbranded
    11 sold
  • FMS 1400mm Cessna with DX6e Transmitter

    FMS 1400mm v2 Cessna Red/White with DX6e Transmitter 2 batterys, like new.
    AU $450.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Type: TrainerColour: WhiteEra: 2002-Now
  • WLtoys F959 Sky King Fixed Wing RC Plane RTF Airplane 3ch 2.4ghz Outdoor Toys WD

        PRODUCT DETAIL Features: Sky-King Design: Designed according to Sky-King real plane, with cool appearance. Foldable Propeller: The propeller can be folded into 90° when gliding, smaller resistance. 2.4GHz Control: 2.4GHz technology adopted for anti-Interference, you can play together without effect each other. 3 Channels Airplane: Rudder volume size adjustable, and you can do all kinds of difficult movements accurately. Ready-To-Fly Design: RTF drone toy almost no assembly needed, easy operation for beginners. Specifications:.
    AU $80.20
    Brand: WLtoys
    Free postage
    Colour: White
    Only 1 left!
  • FMS PT-17 1100 PT17 Stearman Remote Control RC bi plane Airplane BEGINNER4CH RTF

    NEW FMS PT-17 Stearman bi-Plane.    FMS has expertly re-created the rugged good looks and flight behavior of the full-scale Stearman with this easy-to-assemble model that is a joy to fly. Other scale touches include a painted cowl, painted landing gear fairings, and a great-looking 9-cylinder dummy radial engine.
    AU $249.99
    Trending at AU $251.30eBay determines this price through a machine-learned model of the product's sale prices within the last 90 days.
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    Free postage
    Type: Biplane
    41 watching
    Material: Foam
  • Hobbyking speed racer

    Used receivor ready, in good condition
    AU $100.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
  • Cessna Wingspan 960mm Balsa 4CH EPP Plywood RC Training Airplane KIT AU

    AU $66.73 to AU $80.83
    Colour: White
    Was: Previous priceAU $70.99
    AU $8.00 postage
    9 watching
  • Freewing Messerschmitt Me 262 - Twin 70mm EDF Jet

    Twin 70mm EDF. Complete Kit, Easy to Assemble, Just add your Radio System and Battery, everything else is included! User Manual. Box is large. 121x75x30 cm and approx 5kg. 22.2V 6S 4000mAh 25C Li-Po Battery (NOT INCLUDED).
    AU $450.00
    0 bidsEnding Saturday at 14:10 AEDST20h 35mType: Jet/Turbine
  • A100 SU27/J11 Fighter plane 2.4G 3Ch RC Fixed Wing Plane Outdoor toys + 2Battery

    AU $106.32
    Brand: WLtoys
    Free postage
    Era: 2002-NowScale: 1:24
  • New listingRC Cessna Skyartec Main Wing Foam Aircraft Plane Nitro Electric

    NEW IN BOX Opened but unused Box has damage and wing has minor dent (see pic) As is WILL POST
    AU $15.00
    0 bids
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending 23 Jan at 14:46 AEDST4d 21h
    or Best Offer
    Material: Foam
  • E-Flite Ultra Micro Radian RC Glider BNF EFLU2980

    Description Features Lightweight, molded-foam construction AS3X® System provides outstanding stability and smoother flight 3-channel control for easy-flying and friendly soaring characteristics Contoured spinner with folding propeller (installed) One-piece, removable wing with carbon fiber support E-flite® 8.5mm x 23mm coreless brushed/geared (installed) Spektrum DSM2®/DSMX® 5-Ch UM AS3X Receiver/Servos/ESC unit (installed) E-flite USB Li-Po charger, 300mA (included).
    AU $159.99
    Brand: E-Flite
    AU $8.95 postage
    Type: Sailplane & Glider
    Only 1 left!
    Material: Foam
  • WLtoys F949 Sky King 750mm Fixed Wing RC Plane RTF Airplane 3CH 2.4GHz Drone OE

    Features: Cessna-182 Design: Designed according to Cessna-182 real plane, with cool appearance. Strong Power: 3 coreless motors combination, strong driving power. 2.4GHz Control: 2.4GHz technology adopted for anti-Interference, you can play together without effect each other. 3 Channels Airplane: Rudder volume size adjustable, and you can do all kinds of difficult movements accurately. Ready-To-Fly Design: RTF drone toy almost no assembly needed, easy operation for beginners. Specifications.
    AU $60.59
    Brand: Unbranded
    Free postage
    10 sold
  • Volantex ASW28 ASW-28 V2 Sloping 2540mm Wingspan EPO RC Sailplane PNP

    1x Volantex ASW28 ASW-28 V2 Electric Sailplane EPO/Plastic 2540mm Wingspan PNP. Great for those less than perfect slope sites. A powerful 4018 850kv brushless outrunner motor rockets the ASW 28 to altitude, then when you throttle down, the propeller folds back for extended soaring.
    AU $199.99
    Type: Sailplane & Glider
    Free postage
    3 watching
  • ZOHD Nano Talon Detached 860mm Wingspan V-Tail EPP RC FPV Plane KIT Version MK

       Features: 1- Built-in Stabilizer make the Nano Talon flys super stable, and easy to control. 2- Autonomous fly directly after hand-launch, never crash when take-off. 3- EPP molded wing, pre-built-in Carbon Fiber spar for enhancement, light and flexible plus crash resistence. 4- Detachable mainwing and tailwing for easy transport, and easy to change wing by simple plug. 5- Mainwing connected to fuselage by buckle, will be disconnect and release during crash.
    AU $126.89
    Type: Aerobatic & 3D
    Free postage
    Material: Plastic
    38 watching
    Colour: Black
  • Wing Foam EVA Toy Electric Airplanes Hand Launch Throwing Capacitor Plane Model

    AU $3.87
    From China
    Free postage
    Brand: UnbrandedMaterial: Foam
  • DW HOBBY Upgraded Rainbow Ⅱ 1000mm Wingspan EPP Flying Wing RC Airplane KIT

    1 x DW HOBBY Upgrade Rainbow Flying Wing Ⅱ1000mm Wingspan EPP RC Airplane KIT. Wingspan: 1000mm. Flying Weight: About 320g. Version: Tail Push Version. Motor: 1908 2050KV. Note: The Acessories Included in the manual is for PNP version,but this item is the KIT version,not includes any electronic devices.
    AU $49.55
    Material: Foam
    Was: Previous priceAU $52.71
    Free postage
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  • RC Plane LX SR 71 Blackbird Twin 64mm EDF 4s With Retracts (PNP)

    LX SR71 Blackbird Twin 64mm EDF Super Jet - (PNP) NIB new in box pics for illustrated purpose only item is new in original box. The SR-71 Blackbird is beautifully finished and well detailed twin EDF jet.
    AU $400.00
    Local pickupType: Giant ScaleMaterial: FoamColour: Black
  • Parrot Swing Drone WITH Flypad - BRAND NEW IN UNOPENED SEALED BOX   (RRP $229)

    Parrot Swing is the only minidrone that lets you fly a supersonic plane with surprising ease. It's also the only plane with autopilot and a vertical take-off and landing mode. PRECISE PILOTING FLYPAD.
    AU $120.00
    Colour: Black
    AU $15.60 postage
    or Best Offer
  • New listingHobbyZone Champ RTF Electric Plane

    For sale is a new in box Hobbyzone champ rtf. Everything you need to teach yourself to fly in one box—even the batteries Completely assembled and flight-ready 2.4GHz transmitter with Spektrum™ DSM® technology Scale wing rib detail and steerable tail wheel 1S 3.7V 150mAh Li-Po battery and USB Li-Po charger included Detailed instruction manual with flying tips included
    AU $55.00
    0 bids
    AU $19.00 postage
    Ending 21 Jan at 12:00 AEDST2d 18h
    or Best Offer
    Brand: HobbyZone
  • Skyhunter 1800mm Wingspan EPO Long Range FPV UAV Platform RC Airplane KIT

    1x Skyhunter 1800mm FPV UAV Platform EPO RC Airplane KIT. Material: EPO Carbon Fiber. Wingspan: 1800mm/70.86in. Strong Carbon Fiber tubes for main wing and tail wing. Wing Area: 36dm/3.9ft2 (Mainwing Area).
    AU $168.63
    Free postage
    Brand: Unbranded
    or Best Offer
    Material: Carbon FiberColour: White
  • FMS J3 Piper Cub 1100 Trainer RC Plane 2.4GHZ RTF

    FMS captures the classic looks of the J3 Piper Cub with this new Midi size (1m ) RTF EPO model. NEW FMS J3 Cub 1100. Manufacturer FMS. The Piper J-3 Cub is a small, simple, light aircraft that was built between 1937 and 1947 by Piper Aircraft.
    AU $239.99
    Free postage
    eBay Premium ServiceType: TrainerColour: YellowScale: 1:100
  • E-Flite Timber 1.5M Wingspan RC Electric Plane BNF EFL5250

    Make the world your runway with the amazing Timber™ 1.5m BNF® Basic park flyer. These, along with the model's powerful brushless motor and lightweight, Z-Foam™ construction, allow it to spring into the air or float down and land in as little as two feet or less.
    AU $439.95
    Free postage
    Brand: E-Flite
    Only 1 left!
    Material: Foam
  • Lanxiang F-35

    · 2200mAh /18.5V 25C Battery. · 2600KV Brushless motor. · 3 pcs screw servo. · Flying weight:1200g. · ESC:Hobbywing 60A.
    AU $399.00
    Type: Jet/Turbine
    or Best Offer
    Colour: Grey
  • HobbyZone Sport Cub S RC Plane BNF

    Description Overview A great way to learn how to fly, the.. HobbyZone ..Sport Cub S comes with SAFE Technology and 4-channel control. .. Features Equipped with SAFE Technology Panic Recovery mode stabilises the plane Four-channel control Easy ground control with steerable tail wheel Powerful electric motor for great speed and climb Accurate replica of the Cub Crafters Sport Cub Designed by champion pilot, Mike McConville LiPo battery for long flight times USB port DC charger This plane recently won the 2015 Toy Award! Learn to fly with style, thanks to the Sport Cub S RC plane from.. HobbyZone . This compact model is inspired by the full-scale Cub Crafters Sport Cub and..is equipped with SAFE Technology, allowing you t.
    AU $169.99
    Brand: HobbyZone
    AU $8.95 postage
    Material: Foam
    5 watching
    Colour: White
  • FMS J3 Piper Cub 1400 WINGSPAN Trainer BEGINNER RC Plane AIRPLANE 2.4GHZ RTF

    FMS captures the classic looks of the J3 Piper Cub with this new Midi size (1m ) RTF EPO model. NEW FMS J3 Cub 1400. Manufacturer FMS. The Piper J-3 Cub is a small, simple, light aircraft that was built between 1937 and 1947 by Piper Aircraft.
    AU $279.99
    Free postage
    eBay Premium ServiceType: TrainerColour: YellowScale: 1:100
  • FMS 1400mm Zero A6M Green PNP

    CG (center of gravity) 80-85mm (From Leading Edge). Material Durable EPO. Is Assembly Required Yes. Prop Size 13 x 9 3 Blade Propeller. Flying Duration 6 minutes. Retracts Yes.
    AU $360.00
    Local pickupColour: Green
  • Hot! Sky Surfer X9-II 1420MM Glider Airplane Fixed-wing RC Plane Aircraft PNP

    AU $91.99
    From Hong Kong
    AU $12.99 postage
    Brand: UnbrandedMaterial: FoamColour: Red
  • WLtoys A100 SU-27 3CH 2.4G RC Airplane RTF Glider EPP Composite Material

    AU $62.56 to AU $69.72
    Brand: WLtoys
    Free postage
    Type: Sailplane & GliderColour: White
  • E-Flite UMX B-25 Mitchell BNF Basic RC Plane

    Description Overview Fly one of the most courageous WWII aircrafts the E-flite UMX B-25 Mitchell BNF Basic. Take off and patrol the skies just about anywhere and feel its brave spirit. Features Replica of a Doolittle Raider as real as RC gets Soar like a bird, with the advanced AS3X technology Installed performance linear long-throw servos Three-blade propellers and distinctive surface detail Light brushed motor system fly at only 3.30 oz! Four-channel flight control Take off your landing gear and steerable nose wheel Stay up in the air for longer, with the 300-500mAh 1S LiPo battery No assembly needed more time for flying! Great for intermediate pilots.
    AU $199.99
    Brand: E-Flite
    AU $8.00 postage
    Type: Scale
  • Volantex Phoenix V2 759-2 2000mm RC Plane Glider Airplane Aircraft PNP

    A professional glider for you. PNP (plug and play) - motor, servos and ESC are included. Type: RC Airplane. ESC: BL 30A ESC. 1 x Sticker.
    AU $129.88
    From Hong Kong
    Trending at AU $129.86eBay determines this price through a machine-learned model of the product's sale prices within the last 90 days.
    Brand: Unbranded
    AU $49.99 postage
    Material: Plastic
    or Best Offer
    Colour: White
    15 watching
  • WLtoys A130 3CH 2.4G RC Airplane RTF Remote Control Glider Sailplane Aircraft AU

    Remote mode: 2.4G 3CH. 4;After pushing the dual-power, the positive-reverse propellers counteract the anti-torque force and. 1 x Aircraft. 2, Patented rudder surface operation structure, three-channel design.
    AU $77.77
    Brand: Unbranded
    Free postage
    or Best Offer
  • Cessna182 RC Propeller 1400mm Plane With Motor, Remote and Battery

    Pickup from Rosewater, Adelaide.
    AU $300.00
    Local pickupEra: 2002-Now
  • Deluxe Series Mini T-28 Trojan FMS Electric Radio Control 4CH Warbird Airplane A

    Designed to replace the aging T-6 Texan, the T-28 Trojan was a piston engine military trainer aircraft used by both the US Air Force and the US Navy. The Navy continued to use this as the primary trainer right up to the early 1980’s.
    AU $219.00
    Free postage
    eBay Premium Service
    10 watching
  • DG1000 - 2630mm wing span - RC Glider- Electric FLYFLY Hobby

    RC Glider - DG-1000 - 2630mm wing span. Push Pull Rudder. Wing Span. 2630mm (102”). Wing Area. Wing Loading. 33 - 35g/dm2. The DG-1000 all up weight is around 1100g. It also fly’s very well in thermals.
    AU $265.00
    12 watching
  • Champ RTF by HobbyZone Mode 1 (HBZ4900)

    With DSM2 technology you will enjoy complete freedom from signal interference w. henever you fly. Teach yourself to fly RC airplanes in style with this exciting recreation of the beloved Aeronca tail wheel airplane.
    AU $129.00
    Brand: Unbranded
    Only 1 left!
  • Seagull Boomerang II Nitro Or Electric ARF RC Plane Kit SGBOOM-V2

    Electric : Electric Motor (OS OMA-3825-750 or similiar) & Esc (50A), 4 x standard servos (Hitec HS-311), prop (11x8E), 4S Lipo, radio (tx rx), adhesives (Epoxy, CA). Balsa kit only, no motor or electronics included.
    AU $244.95
    Free postage
    Brand: Seagull
    11 watching
  • SIG Fokker D.VII Remote Control Airplane Model NEW Circa 2004

    AU $166.50
    Brand: SIG
    Was: Previous priceAU $185.00
    Material: FoamEra: 2002-Now
  • AU WLtoys F949 3CH 2.4GHz RC Airplane Fixed Wing RTF CESSNA-182 Plane Drone Toy

    Be gentler or more flexible to manipulate the plane. screwdriver 1. Product size (approx.). : wingspan length of body total height: 50 39.3 13.2cm / 19.69 15.47 5.20in. Number of drive motors: 3 coreless motors.
    AU $57.59
    Brand: Unbranded
    AU $1.99 postage
    Type: Sailplane & Glider
  • Horizon Hobby F4U Corsair S

    F4U Corsair S Horizon Hobby - Hobby Zone. Local Pick up only.
    AU $360.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Brand: HobbyZoneColour: Blue
  • VQ Models Hornet EDF 1400mm Span ARF Model Aircraft Red Suit 70mm fan

    VQ's cute little EDF is 1400mm span, builds to about 2.4kg when complete, and is a great EDF (electric ducted fan) advanced trainer/sport model. You will need 70mm fan with high-kv motor and suitable ESC;.
    AU $150.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Type: Jet/TurbineMaterial: WoodColour: Red
  • Volantex Mini Trainstar 400mm 6-Axis Gyro Stabil Remote Control Plane 761-1 RTF

    Volantex RC Mini Trainstar 400mm 6-Axis Gyro Airplane 761-1 RTF. Perfect training plane for junior players due to 6-axis gyro at Beginner Mode. 2.4Ghz spread spectrum technology: better anti-interference ability, faster reaction speed, least power consumption.
    AU $124.00
    AU $13.70 postage
    6 watching
  • E-Flite Cirrus SR22T RC Plane, BNF Basic w/ SAFE Select EFL5950

    The E-flite® Cirrus SR22T 1.5m celebrates the general aviation marvel with a scale model that's easy to appreciate and fun to fly for a wide range of pilots. Rugged tricycle landing gear and steerable nose gear utilize over-size wheels to make takeoffs and landings on grass fields or paved surfaces seem effortless while matching fairings and wheel pants complete the luxurious outline.
    AU $429.95
    Free postage
    Brand: E-FliteType: ScaleMaterial: Foam
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Electric RC Airplanes

Who doesn’t like remote controlled toys? Most kids played with remote controlled cars and raced with their friends but RC airplanes are another story. They are huge, quick, agile and able to perform more stunts compared to other remote controlled vehicles. They are regarded as kings of the RC world. While they might seem intricate and costly, the RC model airplanes you find in malls today can be as entertaining as any mini RC cars.

Basics of Flight

If you are going to take RC plane collecting up as a hobby, you must understand the basics of flight. Most aircrafts have three fins called stabilisers which altogether make up the tail. The rudder, found on the vertical stabiliser, is the one responsible for turning the airplanes by swaying left and right. Located below the vertical stabiliser are the horizontal stabilisers which cater to the aircraft’s elevators. The elevators move up and down which helps the airplane go up or down during the flight. Elevators are found in almost all RC planes because you can’t lift off or touch down without them.

The Power of Flight

Manufacturers instantly realised that there was a fierce competition in the market and it didn’t take that long for the RTF electric plane to become distinguished items in the hobby world. Over time, the standard of the electric RC airplane has increased substantially to the point where mass-produced scale foam airplanes were built to be as powerful as a home-built aircraft made by a professional modeler over a few months. They are also cheaper too. The North American P-51 Mustang from E-flite is an example that has been created on a large scale and is regarded as one of the most iconic RC planes in the market.

Considerations When Choosing an RC Plane

With numerous RC planes available in the market, picking a nice jet model needs some consideration. Aircrafts with a “high wing” outline are regarded as the best types because of its natural stability when flying in the air. An alternative to this design is the RC powered glider for beginners. If you are a beginner, an RTF plane is best suited for you. The airplane is ready to fly without making any adjustments and it can easily fly without any issues.

Choosing Your RC Planes

When choosing the right RC plane for yourself or for someone else, consider the make, model and line. Models to consider include the Brushless 4CH Cessna 182 LiPo RTF RC Electric Plane Airplane, the ParkZone UMX Ultra Micro T-28 Trojan RC Plane and the HobbyZone Champ Beginner RC Plane.

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