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The links below are places I use when doing stuff with radio control.  Even though it can be a real blast, this hobby can get expensive fast.  And that is even when you don't crash!

Arizona Flying Clubs
These are a couple of the clubs in the north Phoenix area that are real popular for flyers.  These AMA sanctioned flying fields are usually very busy on the weekends and weekday mornings.  During the summertime fields usually becomes available in the afternoon because of the heat.
The following site tries to list all of the Arizona clubs.  It can come in handy if you have just moved and are trying to locate a nearby field.
National Flying Club
Each AMA sanctioned flying field requires pilots to have AMA membership in order to fly.  Most clubs allow folks new to the hobby to fly without a membership in the flying club if they are sponsored by an existing member.  Eventually, the flyer will need to have an AMA membership before joining a flying club.
  • AMA - Academy of Model Aeronautics
    http://www.modelaircraft.org/

    This site allows easy sign ups for new members and renewals for existing members.

Places To Buy Stuff From
Here are a few of the places I have used before when buying R/C airplanes and supplies.  You may get a better selection by using Google or Yahoo since there are so many new places springing up.
  • AMain Hobbies
    http://www.amainhobbies.com/
    They seem to have the same things as Tower Hobbies (if not more) but the website is way better. It's easier to find stuff, once found they have plenty of pictures, etc. The checkout process is very nice and they offer multiple ways to ship an order (OnTrac, FedEx, UPS and USPS).
  • Stevens AeroModel
    http://www.stevensaero.com/
    It is very hard to find kits to build for R/C planes anymore.  Almost everything is ARF or out-of-the box ready.  If you decide you want to build an airplane from a kit go here first!
  • BMJR Models
    http://www.bmjrmodels.com/
    Some small field flying kits are offered here.
  • Hobby Action
    http://www.hobbyaction.com/
    These guys are in Tempe and carry quite a bit of electric flying related equipment and supplies.
  • Tower Hobbies
    http://www.towerhobbies.com/
    Good stuff here but the website is quite dated. It was kind of hard to locate things I wanted the last time I tried to order (so I used AMain instead).
  • Hobby Bench (if you're local to Phoenix area)
    https://hobbybenchstores.com/about
    • 8058 N 19th Ave
      Phoenix, Az 85021
      602-995-1755
    • 4240 W Bell Rd
      Phoenix, Az 85032
      602-547-1828
  • Frank's Hobby House (if you're local to Phoenix area)
    12008 N 32nd St
    Phoenix, Az 85032
    602-992-3495