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Servos 101 – All you need to know about your RC airplane’s “muscles”

There’s something really special about radio control model airplanes. Like magic, you move your radio’s control sticks and your model’s control surfaces move precisely in sync with your stick movements. Think of servos as the plane’s muscles, and your radio as its brain. Today’s radio systems and servos work flawlessly, and this allows new pilots to concentrate on learning to fly instead of fretting about the radio signal. Regardless of the type of airplane you...


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