Rc planes – rc planes. all your need is: 1) an australian visa or mastercard debit/credit card; 2) to be over 18 years of age; 3) to live in australia. Words josh bernstein photos by jon r. barnes. skies are blue, winds are low so let’s jump right in and look at some important characteristics of an appropriate, first 3d aerobatic plane:. A radio-controlled aircraft (often called rc aircraft or rc plane) is a small flying machine that is controlled remotely by an operator on the ground using a hand-held radio transmitter.the transmitter communicates with a receiver within the craft that sends signals to servomechanisms (servos) which move the control surfaces based on the position of joysticks on the transmitter..