RC FAQs

What is the difference between brushed and brushless motors?
A brushed motor works on a simple 2 phase (negative and positive power supply) DC power system and a brushless motor works with a 3 phase (A, B & C cabl...
Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 at 3:03 PM
What is the difference between Mode 1 and Mode 2?
This is the most common question asked by customers wanting to get into RC aircraft. Mode 1 has the throttle stick on the right hand side and Mode 2 has the...
Wed, 30 Sep, 2020 at 8:54 AM
What do RTF, BNF, ARF and PNP all mean?
RTF - Ready To Fly This term is used when the aircraft is complete with all electrics installed and will include radio, receiver, battery and charger. (Som...
Wed, 30 Sep, 2020 at 8:55 AM
What is the average run time of a RC car?
Unfortunately there is no golden rule that can be applied to give an estimate on run time for any particular RC as there are too many variables to consider....
Wed, 30 Sep, 2020 at 8:59 AM
What does RTR mean?
The term "RTR" refers to any (usually) land or water based RC that is supplied fully assembled with radio and receiver installed, thus making it &...
Wed, 30 Sep, 2020 at 9:00 AM
What is the difference between an RTR car and a kit?
While RTR refers to "Ready to Run", a KIT is referring to any RC that comes unassembled and will require all electrics to complete it. In some cas...
Wed, 30 Sep, 2020 at 9:15 AM