a guest post by Felix Mansarda for Aircraft Modelling Universe
For a start, a radio-controlled scale model aircraft is one that is controlled remotely by use of a hand-held transmitter. It is a scale model; meaning it mimics but is certainly not the real-life aircraft. There are exceptions to this rule though. Some like the reconnaissance are purposely made for use. The transmitter sends signals to a receiver which in turn remotely controls the servers on the aircraft to adjust the rudders and wing flaps.
These aircraft come in various sizes and shapes. Some are very basic. They only serve the primary purposes of flights and maneuverability. Some, however, contains several other features much the same way as the real-life airplanes.
They are thus attentive-to-details and serve several purposes. They may, for instance, be used to take photos, film shoots, and aid in making documentaries and historical films. They are increasingly being rendered obsolete due to the continued adoption of the Computer-generate Imagery technology.
Several clubs and organizations that are dedicated to this aircraft modeling hobby do exist the world over. They bring on board all those who are passionate and enthusiastic about these issues. These models look much like simple toys. They are however very sophisticated given the incorporation of high precision and excellent aerodynamics.