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HobbyZone RC Planes

Distributed by Horizon Hobby Inc. There are HobbyZone rc plane models for beginners as well as rc planes designed for expert flyers. The Firebird models for beginners are easy to fly and for less than $60 ready to fly, these are some of the cheapest rc planes you can buy.

HobbyZone Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced RC Plane Models

A quick overview of the different types of HobbyZone planes. The Firebird models for beginners, the Fighterbird and Aerobird for intermediate, and the Aerobird Extreme for advanced or experienced flyers.

  Wingspan
(inches)
Flying Distance
(feet)
Flight Time
(mins)
I. Beginner
No experience necessary
     
Firebird Outlaw
(Red or Green wing)
27.25" 1,500' 10 mins
Firebird II 31.5" 1,500' 18 mins
Firebird XL 40" 1,500' 15 mins
       
II. Intermediate
Some experience needed
     
Fighterbird
(2-channel airplane)
42" 2,500' 15 mins
Aerobird
(3-channel airplane)
42" 2,500' 15 mins
       
III. Advanced
Instructor assistance needed
     
Aerobird Extreme
(3-channel airplane)
55" 2,500' 20 mins

What Beginners Should Buy

The recommended model for beginners is the Firebird. Below is the most popular choice:

I. Firebird Outlaw
Firebird Outlaw for Sale
Photo credit: HobbyZoneSports.com

The Firebird Outlaw is a great ready to fly (RTF) rc plane designed for beginners. The 2-channel radio control system lets you control the throttle and the steering up to a distance of 1,500 feet!

Everything you need to get flying is included with the kit, all for under $60. This is definitely one of the cheapest rc planes you can buy. And it's usually on sale at discounted prices.

Visit the online hobby shop page to buy the HobbyZone Firebird Outlaw online.

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