Many RC models do not come equipped with landing gear, meaning that each flight must start with a hand launch. There is nothing worse than goofing up the launch of a new or favorite model and taking it home in pieces. Bad hand launches can now be a thing of the past! Whether it is a hotliner or a war bird or an electric ducted fan model, the right hand launch technique can be easily developed. Watch the video and pick up a few pointers.
Complete article here: How To: Handlaunching RC Models