Operated very imply by a radio transmitter in the control device and a receiver in the helicopter, the radio control helicopter is one of the most outstanding items in today’s markets. Giving total control over the helicopter to the user, the entire experience can indulge any fantasy of control, flight and fun for people across the world. Made generally in different sizes, functions and by different brands, these helicopters are extremely varied in their ranges and are very solid in their approach. They are a great way to keep kids entertained for prolonged periods of time and have all the right resources to become a full-fledged hobby for people interested in flight. Every radio control helicopter is different in that, it may vary from others in size, the number of channels used to control it and the functions it can perform. Starting from the basic straight and level flight, there are models which can perform complex acrobatics such as inverted flying, rolls, swoops and so on. Also, depending on the skill of the user and the number of channels used, the helicopter may be highly sensitive and may require some concentration and skill building in order to control smoothly. The number of channels generally used maybe 2, 3, 3.5, 4 and 5. Also, the size of the helicopter is another important consideration that needs to be made because it has a direct effect on the overall smoothness and agility of the flying machine. There are also other technical specs, which need to be checked in each model, before it is purchased.Hobbyists, collectors and enthusiasts of the radio control helicopters find themselves fascinated by the machine and all that it entails. There are several tournaments and competitions held each year in various countries where people can show off their off the rack or custom made radio control helicopter and also participate in races and challenges against others. As can be seen, the radio control helicopter has managed to permeate into the amateur sport scene and given enough time, it may go on to achieve even more because of its high customer interest and great functionality.There are some steps that users will have to take to ensure the longevity of their radio control helicopter. These include care when flying the machine so as to avoid damage due to crashes and obstructions. Also, users must keep in mind the safety of the people around with regards to the flying machine and its sharp rotors.