The Pilot's Guide to Mastering Radio Controlled Flight
by Scott Stoops
NEW 2nd Edition
This book gives a superb wealth of information for the RC Pilot. It helps the pilot from just starting out learning to fly RC through precision aerobatic flight. It is written by Scott Stoops, an accomplished full scale and RC pilot. The book includes over 100 diagrams and descriptions of stick movements, maneuvers, and how they work.
The book is divided into 3 major sections. Section 1 takes you from absolutely no knowledge through your first solo flight. It describes basic aerodynamics, safety, basic, and some advanced maneuvers. Section 2 covers precision aerobatics, from basics like loops and rolls through rolling circles and combinations of maneuvers. Section 3 is dedicated to 3D flight. 3D flight includes maneuvers such as Torque Rolls, Harriers, Blenders, and many other high Angle of Attack maneuvers.