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Old Mar 30, 2002, 08:26 PM
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any good how to books for r/c helis?

Im looking for a good book on the basics on r/c helicopter flying and operating. know where i can get one?
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Old Mar 30, 2002, 08:43 PM
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books

Any of the good heli shops should carry Ray's Authoritative Guide by Ray Hostetler or Basics of Radio Control Helicopters by Paul Tradelius.

Ray's book is more techincal but very thorough.
Paul's book is basic and very easy to understand.

Good luck.

Ford
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Old Mar 30, 2002, 08:44 PM
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Ray's Authoritative Helicopter Manual is one of the best.

Please try the following URL.

http://www.rcmmagazine.com/e/env/000...=products:ab24

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Old Mar 30, 2002, 08:49 PM
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Hi Adam.

See if you can find "Rays complete Helicopter Manual"
You should beable to find it at www.greathobbies.com (former East Coast model center) and yes this is a Canadian site.

http://www.greathobbies.com/scart/pr...Number=MAN2019

There is also this one. I have his book that I already mentioned this book looks like the uptodate ver of Rays complete heli manual.

http://www.greathobbies.com/scart/pr...tNumber=RCMCHM

hope this helps
Chris.
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Old Mar 31, 2002, 12:05 PM
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Yes, my vote would also go for Ray's Authoritative Helicopter Manual. He only considers IC helis though, but it's good for all the common stuff - building, setup, learning to fly, etc.

Cheers,

Richard.
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