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  1. M

    Help! Help with build of DIY FT SIMPLE CUB

    Hello, I am looking to build DIY FT SIMPLE CUB. But it costs too much to ship the components from the flitetest store to country where I live. But I have found simillar parts on Amazon and I was wondering if it would be possible to build a DIY FT SIMPLE CUB with these parts? Some one please...
  2. vhandon

    Vultee XP-54 Swoose Goose

    I ran across a video of the Swoose Goose a few months ago and thought “Hey, that would make a cool FT build.” Then I thought “You haven’t built an FT plane in years, and you have never made plans for one.” I was learning to design parts in onshape so I told myself “Take a hike, we’re doing this...
  3. SP0NZ

    Plane Bloody Rascal 1.0

    Bloody Rascal Based on the FT Bloody Baron and SideWinder designed by Dan Sponholz Design by: Justin Boetsma Plans by: Dan Sponholz This plane came from two places. One was to find a happy middle ground between the swappable Bloody Baron and the built-like-a-tank SideWinder. The power pod was...
  4. SP0NZ

    Plane Foam Wonder "Angel" 1.0

    Foam Wonder The "Angel" Based on the original balsa wood design by Bruce Tharpe Foam Board Conversion by: Dan Sponholz Plans by: Dan Sponholz The Sig Wonder is a classic balsa wood and plywood, gas powered model that was designed by Bruce Tharpe in the early 90's and kitted by Sig...
  5. SP0NZ

    Plane Foam Wonder "Patriot" 1.0

    Foam Wonder The "Patriot" Based on the original balsa wood design by Bruce Tharpe Foam Board Conversion by: Dan Sponholz Plans by: Dan Sponholz The Sig Wonder is a classic balsa wood and plywood, gas powered model that was designed by Bruce Tharpe in the early 90's and kitted by Sig...
  6. SP0NZ

    Plane Foam Wonder "German" 1.0

    Foam Wonder * The "German" Based on the original balsa wood design by Bruce Tharpe * The German variant is not one of the original designs included with the kit Foam Board Conversion by: Dan Sponholz Plans by: Dan Sponholz The Sig Wonder is a classic balsa wood and plywood, gas powered model...
  7. SP0NZ

    Plane Foam Wonder "Russian" 1.0

    Foam Wonder The "Russian" Based on the original balsa wood design by Bruce Tharpe Foam Board Conversion by: Dan Sponholz Plans by: Dan Sponholz The Sig Wonder is a classic balsa wood and plywood, gas powered model that was designed by Bruce Tharpe in the early 90's and kitted by Sig...
  8. SP0NZ

    Plane Foam Wonder "Standard" 1.0

    Foam Wonder The "Standard" Based on the original balsa wood design by Bruce Tharpe Foam Board Conversion by: Dan Sponholz Plans by: Dan Sponholz The Sig Wonder is a classic balsa wood and plywood, gas powered model that was designed by Bruce Tharpe in the early 90's and kitted by Sig...
  9. SP0NZ

    Plane Ugly Wonder 1.0

    Ugly Wonder Design By: Dan Sponholz Plans By: Dan Sponholz Desciption The Ugly Wonder is another variation of the FT Bloody Wonder. If you have read the build thread or the article for the Bloody Wonder MkIII, you probably already know that I'm a huge Bloody Wonder fan. I have built, flown...
  10. SP0NZ

    Plane Bloody Wonder MkIII 1.3

    Bloody Wonder MkIII Design By: Dan Sponholz Plans By: Dan Sponholz (based on original design by Josh Bixler) BACKGROUND The FT Bloody Wonder was the first plane I really learned to fly RC on. It was not my first plane, but it was the first plane I had success with. For that reason it will...
  11. Codyprice0295

    Brag about your RC!

    New to RC or sUAS. Open Forum or introductions who are you? what plane do you fly? When did you start? War stories? Helpful info?
  12. flitetest

    Plane FT Mini Guinea 1.1

    FT Mini Guinea Designed By: Peter Sripol Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The FT Mini Guinea is a small twin with a big personality. Now made with Master Foam this plane offers so much versatility it is insane! Whether you are a beginner looking to build your first twin or you are an...
  13. M

    Rudder and unexpected yaw behavior

    Hi dears, I enjoy building my own airplanes and recently I have built 2 of them that the rudder is causing an unexpected yaw behavior. Please, help me to find out what is going on. Before start I would like to point out that the controls are not reversed, and, besides the rudder, all other...
  14. flitetest

    Plane FT Viggen 1.1

    FT Viggen (Saab JA 37 Viggen) Design By: David Windestål Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The Flite Test Viggen is a rule breaker. It's a jet that can slow down to a crawl and not stall. Yet it can be fast and track like an arrow. It has a precise and locked in feel. These characteristics...
  15. flitetest

    Plane FT Mustang Master Series 1.0

    FT Mustang Master Series Design By: John Overstreet Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The Master Series Mustang is a classic warbird that provides as much satisfaction in building as it does flying it! Utilizing Master Series build techniques and designed by John Overstreet, the build...
  16. flitetest

    Plane FT Guinea Pig 1.1

    FT Guinea Pig Designed By: Peter Sripol Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The Flite Test Guinea Pig is the perfect platform to carry out the craziest experiments in the air. While it can carry a hefty payload, which can be dropped out the rear hatch, it can also be set up to carry out...
  17. S

    Feedback Request! Failed Test flight.

    Hello! I have a team at school that competes in an aero design competition every year. This year our aircraft had some trouble as once it was off the ground it yawed hard and crashed. I would love any feedback as to why the plane reacted as it did. If you have any questions please let me know...
  18. BS projects inc.

    Fun idea for a movie

    Who here has seen a Bruce Brown film such as Endless Summer or On Any Sunday? I love both of these films and I think a Bruce Brown type film would be an excellent way to shed light on the hobby for people who don't completely understand it. Especially considering that the hobby is under threat...
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