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Guides and Videos

Becoming a Vintage Model Co Test Pilot

Posted by James on 13th May 2020

Becoming a Vintage Model Co Test Pilot
We Need Test PilotsYes, that's right, we are recruiting test pilots and builders to work with us to help develop our model kits.Being a 'Test Pilot' largely involves being a test builder too (we just thought calling you test pilots would sound better!). The way it works is that we send you new model kits we are developing and, in return, you can help us to identify any errors, suggest areas for improvement and feed back to us how you found the whole experience - right up to flying the aircraft.&
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How to Build the Balsa Basics Baron

13th May 2020

How to Build the Balsa Basics Baron
Here is the complete build video on how to fly your Balsa Baron. Before flying your model for the first time, make sure to watch this 'how to fly' video which includes setup and preflight tuning. 
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Radio Control Quick Start Guide

Posted by James on 23rd Apr 2020

(page under construction)Radio Control Quick Start GuideThere has always been a barrier to entry to radio control aircraft. We are aiming to remove this by creating models anyone can fly with success if they simply follow our videos and instructions step-by-step.Important! Flying R/C model aircraft requires a base level of understanding about how to control the plane and how to set it up properly. You can drastically increase your chances of success and decrease the chance of you cra
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Where to Buy Batteries and Chargers

Posted by James on 2nd Apr 2020

Where to Buy Batteries and Chargers
We currently do not stock batteries or chargers on the Vintage Model Co website. While we search for reliable suppliers, we recommend you get these from other distributers online. We can help you with these recommendations for our current range of R/C models and power systems: Batteries Legends of Flight SE5aThe SE5a uses a 2s LiPo battery with an XT30 discharge connector.We recommend this 2s battery Balsa Basics SimpleSimple Cub The Cub uses a 3s LiPo battery (with Power Pack B)We recommend thi
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How To Build the Balsa Basics Cub

Posted by James on 19th Mar 2020

How To Build the Balsa Basics Cub
Here is how to build your new Balsa Cub kit! If you need any help, make sure to join the Vintage Model Co club to talk with people who can assist you with questions and quieries. Cub Kit - https://www.vintagemodelcompany.com/42-balsa-basic...Electronics Pack - https://www.vintagemodelcompany.com/flite-test-pow...Transmitter Set - https://www.vintagemodelcompany.com/42-balsa-basic...
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