RC Planes available for Transport & utility

This list illustrates available RC planes whose role in the real world is as Military Transport & Utility aircraft engaged in reconnaissance activities or troop & equipment transportation.

Cessna O-1 Bird Dog
ARF & Kit
Consolidated PBY Catalina
ARF, PNP & Kit
Dornier Do 27
Douglas C-47 Dakota / Skytrain
ARF, PNP & Kit
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
ARF & Short Kit
Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster
ARF, RTF & Kit
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
Piper L-4 Grasshopper
ARF, PNP & Kit
Taylorcraft L-2 Grasshopper
ARF, RTF & Kit
Westland Lysander
Yakovlev Yak-12

Model Availability Scale

- A Limited number of RC plane manufacturers. 
- Few RC plane manufacturers. 
- A good range of RC plane manufactures. 
 - A popular RC model.

Available Model Formats

ARF - Almost-Ready-to-Fly. Additional items are needed to complete the model such as motors & servo’s. Some model assembly work is required.
RTF - Ready-to-Fly.  The model is ready to fly as packaged within its box. Little model assembly work is required.
BNF - Bind-N-Fly. The model is provided with everything needed to fly except the transmitter. You bind your transmitter to the receiver in the model.
PNP - Plug-N-Play. The model comes with everything you need but without a transmitter, receiver battery and charger.
AS3X - A stability technology branded by Spektrum and offered in their Receivers.
SAFE - Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope -a stability technology.

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