Great Introductory RC Airplane.
Dynamic wing design. Maximum flight range: Up to 300 feet. Wing span: 30 inches. Dives. Barrel Rolls. Spins. Glides. Easy to use controller. Powerful strut mounted propellers. Battery requirements: Plane: 7.2V rechargeable battery (included); Radio Controller: 1 x 9V battery (not included); Field Charger: 8 x 1.5V C cell batteries (not included). Assembly required.
The history of model propeller planes traces back to the early 20th century, closely following advancements in aviation technology. Initially, these models were simple, hand-crafted replicas made from wood or metal, often without any functional components. However, as aero-modeling clubs started forming and competitions became more prevalent, there was a push towards functional, flyable models. The 1930s and 1940s saw the rise of rubber-powered and gas-powered propeller models that could actually take flight. With the advent of radio-control technology in the late 1940s and 1950s, enthusiasts gained the ability to control their models remotely, elevating the hobby to new levels of sophistication and skill. Over the decades, advancements in materials like lightweight plastics, and technologies such as electric motors and advanced remote controls, have made model propeller planes increasingly accessible and enjoyable. Today, the hobby includes a range of categories from simple beginner models to highly complex replicas of real aircraft, appealing to enthusiasts of all ages.