An entry level Flysky 6 channel transmitter and receiver can be purchased for approximately R1 350. Can be upgraded to 10 channels, allows mixes, crow braking and more.
The Radiomaster is a more advanced Open Tx transmitter option costing approximately R 3 000. Learn more about Open Tx in the link below.
Flight simulators are, of course, no substitute for the natural-world pleasures of RC soaring. But they can be loads of fun to fly and can serve as an excellent, risk-free training tool. With PicaSim you will be able to put in stick time easily wherever/whenever to refine your existing piloting skills or develop new skills and the related muscle memory needed for true piloting fluency without thinking. As one personal example with many, many crash-free hours of practice I was finally able to crack the code on the previously disorienting inverted rudder control!