Welcome to ModelAirplanes.net
ModelAirplanes.net is a site for model airplane enthusiasts. Whether you are looking for a special type of airplane kit to build or want an RC model airplane at a low price, you can be assured that you willfind it on this site.
This site features a wide range of model airplanes for sale. We’ve got over 1000 products and also provide tutorials and a price comparison facility help you get a bargain. Our team of researchers are able to find rare and previously unavailable models so you will see them here first.
Our site is organized by a variety of different categories including popular manufacturers and different types of models which includes different types of aircraft andt he components they are made from.
We update the site regularly and you will see the latest model airplanes here. In fact, ModelAirplanes.net aims to become the first marketplace for model airplanes on the internet. Please bookmark us and check back regularly. Also, don’t forget to tell your friends!
Types of Model Aircraft
We’ve made finding the type of model aircraft you are looking for much easier. Just click the image button for the type you want to browse. Each page will have information about that particular type along with reviews and places to by them online.
There are many well manufacturers in the model aircraft industry. We’ve provided a list of the most popular manufacturers so that you can find the model aircraft you need quickly and easily.
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Tips on Collecting The Different Types of Model Airplanes
Everyone loves toys! Even when we were all kids we used to love everything that has to do with toys. If we dig inside ourselves and remember how it was when we had you first toy, we would always savor how the package smelled like and we remember the feeling of excitement while unboxing it. Not only do kids love toys but adults as well. Many adults might collect toys like rare action figures, or tiny matchbox cars, but some adults would prefer collecting model airplanes. I would just have to make it clear that these airplanes are not toys! These are collectible items which have a very expensive price. To understand the different types of model airplanes out there, we must understand that there are only two types of them and they are the flying models and the static models.
As the name implies, the flying models can be flown while the static models can not and are mostly for display, although the flying models can also be made for display too. We shall go over some of them starting with RC model airplanes. These model airplanes stand for remote controlled models or almost-ready-to-fly model airplanes. The reason that they are called as such is that they do not come assembled right out of the box, you have to assemble them by yourself and it will take a lot of time. These model airplanes can be flown by using a remote control. They vary in different sizes and shapes. These airplanes can be flown far depending on the strength of the remote control you have. When you are into flying airplanes in the form of these RC planes, then you should consider buying yourself the cheap ones as these planes are very difficult to fly and the beginners would always have crash landings during practices.
Another type of model airplanes out there is called the scale models. These models can not be flown into the air as they belong to the static models. These scale models are almost like exact replicas of the airplanes that they take their shape from. These planes are made so well that their measurements are made down to scale when you compare them to the real ones. Some of them may not be replicas as they can also be made up designs. These planes also come in a lot of sizes and are very good to collect for display. They can be made out of plastic, synthetic materials, fiber glass, and sometimes well crafted wood.
The last type of model plane that we will discuss are the die cast ones. These planes are also like the scale models and they take after the shapes of famous airplanes of both the world wars. The only difference between the scale and the diecast model is that the later is made out of die cast metal which is mostly composed of aluminum, copper, zinc, or other types of metal. All these planes have their respective worth and to be honest, they are not cheap. As many collectible items are, they come with a very expensive price which do not degrade over time.