Beginners Guide to Connecting Your RC Plane Electronic Transmitters: The transmitter is what you use to control your plane with. This is usually the most Receivers: The receiver is what goes into your aircraft and controls the servos and motor(s). You ESC (Electronic Speed Controller): ESC basic info. ESC. An Electronic Speed Controller does Battery: Batteries have several different characteristics. LiPo (Lithium Polymer) batteries are See all full list on instructables Pololu - 4.3. Connecting an RC Receiver Wiring diagram for connecting an RC receiver to a Simple Motor Controller. Using the RC Channels The Simple Motor Controller is constantly reading the two RC channels and making the measured pulse widths available via the USB and serial interfaces, even when the controller is not in RC mode.