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The Stall

Posted by Todd Breda on |

  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • (Actual author is Martin Bedding) It’s been my experience over the years one of the least understood things about flight and in particular with R/C models is the stall. What is it, why does it happen and when does it happen and more importantly how can we prevent it from happening. A stall occurs when the weight of the aircraft can no longer be supported by the lift being generated by the wing ( helicopter beats the air into submission) and this can and will occur in many attitudes and not just at reduced power in straight and level flight....

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    Can I add an item to my order after the order has been placed ?

    Posted by Motion RC on |

  • Category: Customer Service
  • Unfortunately, it is not possible to add an item to an order once the order has been placed. Here is why: To support the growing demand for hobby products while maintaining our industry-leading shipping speed and fulfillment accuracy, Motion RC has expanded its global operations to include multiple high-speed fulfillment centers. Similar to Amazon and other online retailers, our high-speed fulfillment system runs 24/7. Once your order is placed online, our system immediately begins processing the order for fulfillment including generating pick lists, printing packing slips, dimensioning shipping boxes, etc. Even if your order has not shipped, it has still...

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    Can I cancel my order after the order has been placed ?

    Posted by Motion RC on |

  • Category: Customer Service
  • Effective August 15, 2020, Motion RC can no longer accommodate order cancellation requests* To support the growing demand for hobby products while maintaining our industry-leading shipping speed and fulfillment accuracy, Motion RC has expanded its global operations to include multiple high-speed fulfillment centers. Similar to Amazon and other online retailers, our high-speed fulfillment system runs 24/7. Once your order is placed online, our system immediately begins processing the order for fulfillment including generating pick lists, printing packing slips, dimensioning shipping boxes, etc. Even if your order has not shipped, it has still entered the fulfillment process (7 days a week),...

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    Can I remove an item from my order after the order has been placed ?

    Posted by Motion RC on |

  • Category: Customer Service
  • Unfortunately, it is not possible to remove an item from your order after the order has been placed. Here is why:  To support the growing demand for hobby products while maintaining our industry-leading shipping speed and fulfillment accuracy, Motion RC has expanded its global operations to include multiple high-speed fulfillment centers. Similar to Amazon and other online retailers, our high-speed fulfillment system runs 24/7. Once your order is placed online, our system immediately begins processing the order for fulfillment including generating pick lists, printing packing slips, dimensioning shipping boxes, etc. Even if your order has not shipped, it has still...

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    What do you recommend as a first airplane or helicopter?

    Posted by Motion RC on |

  • Category: Beginner Help
  • When you are just starting out in the hobby usually one of the first questions you may have is wondering what first airplane or helicopter would be best for you.  The great news is that the hobby is loaded with trainer aircraft specifically designed to help out the beginner.  We carry a multitude of this type of aircraft so let's start with the basics and then we will offer some recommendations to help you be on your way to successful flying! For fixed wing aircraft high wing trainers are the way to go Even with the advancements in stability and training...

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    The Top 5 Things To Help You Get Started

    Posted by Todd Breda on |

  • Category: Beginner Help
  •  Getting started in electric R/C flying can be an extremely fun and rewarding endeavor.  That wasn't always the case.  Years ago technology was limited, especially in electric flying.  Thousands of potential R/C flyers undoubtedly walked away from the hobby in frustration after not seeking the appropriate guidance and training.  We've all heard the stories of the guy (let's call him "Bob") who invested in a nice model, took it out to a flying site (or perhaps NOT a flying site!) with no flying skills whatsoever and proceeded to smash it into pieces.    Angry and frustrated Bob decides the hobby is a waste of time and...

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