Comparison Chart Definitions

Design & Integration Thinking put into the development of the kit. Has the manufacturer thought about the protection of the plane's parts, the integration of the components and the balance of the Center of Gravity
Quality of parts Quality and precision of cutting or molding of the various parts
Box Wrapping Protection, immobilization and state of the parts
Manual Precision, pictures, errors
Price Compared to quality and the concurrence
Simplicity of assembly No difficulties, no specials tools needed
Building time Total assembly time
place available for equipments Available place to insert electronic parts
Transport, obstruction, size Plane size, possibility to dis-assemble the plane
Easy to build on field Building duration on the field and tools needed
Good looking on the ground, (subjective) Beauty of the plane on the ground under its best angle
Good looking, flying Realism, line of flight, beauty of the low by pass
Decoration set, stickers Importance and quality
General qualities of flight Absence of defects major
Easy to take off Sufficient power, guidance, control surfaces
Easy to land Can be done by a beginner
Behavior in the wind Is the plane able to behave fine, even with strong wind
Easy to pilot Do not require particular competences 
Speed Compared to its motorization and its airfoil
Small area needed to flight Capacity to operate in a definite space
Climb rate climbing qualities with clean and controler trajectory
Hover capability Ratio in altitude and the distance hovered without engine
Gliding capabilities Capacity to detect and exploit thermics
Quality of trajectories Linear and easily controllable, require few corrections
Flight stability Absence of rolling and pitching
Precision of piloting Capacity of the plane to be flown very close to the ground
Command's reactivity Sensitivity of the commands
Stall behavior The plane keeps bearing pressure even at low speed
Easy to catch up is it possible to correct errors easily and fast
Maximum altitude Maximum altitude which it is possible to reach
Stunt capacities Stunt possibilities of the plane
Rolls Number of revolutions, conservation of trajectory out of rolls
inverted flight Duration, correction of elevation and conservation speed
Looping Volume necessary, conservation of trajectory, speed, number possible
Easy to bungee launch Acceleration, conservation of trajectory and altitude obtained
Position identification Facility to identify its position in flight
Update, change motor Possibility of increasing the power with an valuable increase in performance
Autonomy Duration of flight in average condition, 50% full mode
Overload, behavior load Capacity to carry loads: photographs, camera, dropping
Crashes handling Capacity to set out again without intervention after a shock average
Easy to repair Availability of the parts, simplicity of intervention, tools minimum
Repair costs Cost of the parts replaced
Homogeneity, versatility Appropriate for all the piloting and all weather conditions
Engine sounds The motorization sounds takes part in the pleasure of piloting and have realism
Pleasure of piloting Personal level of attachment to the plane