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A simple and easiliy understood guide to radio control glider flying, this book will help the complete beginner avoid frustrating errors. No prior knowledge of flying, modelling or... Read more
A simple and easiliy understood guide to radio control glider flying, this book will help the complete beginner avoid frustrating errors. No prior knowledge of flying, modelling or radio control is required.
Gliding with Radio Control Paperback edition by Martin Simons
Getting Help. Cost of Radio Equipment. Cost of the First Glider. Field Equipment. Glider Layout and Structure. Fine Points of Design. Radio Control Gear. Building the Model. Fitting the Radio into the Model. Balancing the Model. How the Glider Flies. How the Controls Work. Learning to Fly. Launching. Landing. Soaring. What Next?
Martin Simons, MA, MEd, BSc is a retired university lecturer and lifelong model aeroplane enthusiast. For nearly sixty years he has been actively involved in designing, building and flying models of all kinds, including full-scale sailplanes. His body of work includes Model Aircraft Aerodynamics and Model Flight which are standard texts on aerodynamic theory for aviation hobbyists.
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