Chances are if you are interested in RC helicopters, you are probably interested in all RC hobbies and aviation in general.
Over time I have stumbled across some great sites related to both RC hobbies and aviation, I decided to create a link page to share these finds with you.
RC HELICOPTER SITES
Is one of Canada's best RC Helicopter specific hobby shops. They carry all the better major brands and are one of Canada's only SAB Goblin dealers. Their staff are very knowledgeable, have very competitive pricing, great selection, and offer free shipping within Canada on most orders over $100.00.
Is another great Canadian RC helicopter specific hobby shop that has a loyal US following as well. Jeff Barrett the owner is known for his outstanding one on one customer service. Jeff's main product line are Compass Helicopters (a very high end brand) known for it's robustness, precision, and power. Jeff offers free shipping to both Canadian and US customers on most orders over $100.00.
RC Helicopter Tips, Articles, Reviews, How To's & More.
Home of HeliPort, a free and portable digital toolkit for r/c helis.
T-Rex R/C Helicopter information website and online helicopter shopping.
I'm a big fan of Bergen RC and what Chris Bergen and his dedicate team do for our hobby. They manufacture some of the best quality large gasser and turbine RC helicopters on the market - both for the RC helicopter enthusiast and heavy lift industrial AP (aerial photography) applications.
If you like large scale RC helicopters, there is no better source for fuselages, mechanics, engines, custom turbine exhaust systems, and scale accessories than Eastern Helicopters (Canada's Vario Helicopter distributor).
When you are ready to learn 3D aerobatic flying, this is the site for you! Bert Kammerer and Bobby Watts (two of the best 3D pilots in the world) have put this site together and have made available downloadable instructional videos that will take you from sport pilot to 3D "smacker" - one of my personal favorite RC heli sites!
ehelis.de - Electric RC Helicopters
This is a nice German RC Heli site where you will find product reviews, news, tips & tricks, photos, videos, downloads and much more...
This is a very nice Russian RC helicopter information site with lots of good information for the Russian reading RC heli enthusiast.
RC AIRPLANE SITES
Hooked on RC
Flying RC airplanes is more than a hobby, its a passion! Try it once and you're hooked for life! Explore the endless possibilities of radio controlled flight.
RC Airplane World
Your complete Guide to getting started in radio control flying!
RC Airplanes Simplified
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned professional in the world of RC airplanes, this site is what you are looking for!
GENERAL RC INTEREST SITES
Wayne and the gang at Hobby Alley located in Edmonton Alberta is my other on-line hobby shop of choice here in Canada. Great service, prices, selection, and they accept PayPal as well as other major credit cards. If you are a Canadian customer, definitely check them out, I truly have been "wowed" by their service & on-line shopping experiences.
Red Rocket Hobbies
I highly recommend Red Rocket Hobbies for all your RC and hobby needs - they are great people to deal with!
Buddy RC is a great source for computerized RC Battery Chargers, power supplies, charge harnesses, and electric powered RC accessories. This is my personal go to source for all my charging equipment - highly recommended!
This is one of my all time favorite RC websites for great electronic projects. If you want to learn about or build almost any type of electronic part or device for your RC model - this site is one of the best on the internet! So much great information...
RC Pilot Locator
This site will help you find your way in the worldwide RC community. You can search for RC Pilots, Flying Fields, and Hobby Shops. Add yourself, your local or favorite flying field, club or RC shop.
Scale Modelers Handbook
Scale Modelers build skills here to master their craft.
Wren Turbines LTD.
World Leaders In Miniature Turbine Technology.
RC Airplane World Forum
RC Airplane World's forum is the friendliest RC airplane and heli forum on the internet in my opinion - then again I am biased since my friend Pete Carpenter (owner/author of RC Airplane World.com) is the person behind it. Beginners are always made to feel welcome with friendly & helpful folks from all over the world contributing.
HeliFreak's Fourm is one of the best RC heli specific forums on the internet. Beginner to advanced topics are discussed with international support forums for Worldwide R/C Helicopters pilots in their own language.
RCGroups.com is an extensive forum covering all areas of radio controlled modeling. With extensive fixed wing and heli info as well as many boat and car topics, this forum has something for everyone.
RC FLYING CLUBS
Sky Rangers Model Flyers Club
Is located in the pretty setting of Kamloops, BC, Canada. Our club's focus is to maximize the fun in R/C model flying and to maintain a high level of good fellowship between club members. A dedicated group of flyers formed our club in 1987 and obtained our charter in April of 1990. Club MAAC ID: #383. Weather permitting we can fly year round.
Calgary RC Heli Club
A community of like-minded individuals of all ages who enjoy flying RC helicopters in a safe, fun and friendly environment.
AVIATION & HOBBY SITES
Airplane & Helicopter Games
This a very fun site that has lots of free online airplane and helicopter games.
World War 2 Aircraft
Discover the most famous aircraft of World War 2 at world-war-2-planes.com, an information site featuring pictures, descriptions and videos.
At this time, I'm not accepting any more links or link requests...
The Setup & Tips For Electric Collective Pitch RC Helicopters e-book is all about setting up a collective pitch RC helicopter with a computerized radio to turn it into the perfect trainer. Click on the image of the book to find out more about what information is covered in this, my most popular & #1 selling e-book.
The Beginners Guide To Flying RC Helicopters is an e-book that goes over the basics of getting started with RC helicopters. Click on the image of the book to learn more about what's inside.
The 120/140 Degree Swashplate Setup & Levelling e-book shows how to properly setup and level a 120,135, or 140 degree electronically mixed swash to attain perfect interaction and a trimmed out bird off the bench. Click on the image of the book to learn more about it.
Getting The Most Out Of Your mSR/X & 120SR is an e-book that focuses on the Blade mSR, mSRX, & 120SR. Click on the image of the book if you want to find out more about it.
RC helicopter training gear is the essential training aid used when learning to hover and fly most RC helicopters, this e-book shows how to build them. If you want to learn more about what's inside, click on the image of the book.
Thinking of getting into planes too, or trying to decide between RC helicopters or RC airplanes? If so, the Beginners Combo deal which includes both the Beginners Guide To Flying RC Helicopters and the Beginners Guide To Flying RC Airplanes e-Books, represents excellent value for anyone looking to get started safely and quickly in either or both forms of radio control flying.
RC Heli Magazines