In RC Hobby Intro Posted by Robert D May 19, 2014
Rubber powered RC planes
Flying rubber powered RC planes is a good hobby to be engrossed in. However, do not let a restricted budget discourage you from getting involved with the entertaining world of model flight. It is not that expensive, you know. Moreover, also not be discouraged by age. Too many people miss out by assuming that rubber powered RC planes are only for children. Well, that is not the case at all. These planes cater to all ages. What you are about to discover is that there is lots more to rubber powered flying than those cheap and ineffective toys you discover at the dollar store!
The kits obtained containing everything you need to use these planes including a thorough set of directions for constructing a replica of your preferred full-scale aircraft. Do not be discouraged. The work is not as time-consuming as it looks at first sight. Once you are done with assembling it, it is completely astonishing to watch your Rubber powered RC planes rise to the top of the skies.
Also, when they are not doing what they are designed for, they can be used for showcasing. They certainly look pleasant on the shelf and can be showed off to anyone you want. They would certainly be impressed by your taste.
The basic idea of all rubber powered model airplanes is the same. A Rubber powered RC planes is strained from the shaft of the propeller to a static point on rear of the airplane. The rubber band constructs potential energy whenever the propeller is coiled in the reverse direction. This energy drives the propeller during the flight. So simple yet so fun.