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  1. Snarls

    Endurance Quadcopter Build-Off

    This is going to be a fun one. For once, I am not dealing with maximizing acrobatic performance, speed, or camera stability. No, this time it is just that: time. Flight time specifically. My friend challenged me to a build off. Who can get the longest flight time from two 18650b batteries...
  2. MrGreyHornet

    Hello From Glendale, CA- build update

    Hey everyone. I'm new to all of this, just enjoy watching the Youtube channel and was thinking it would be fun to get into the hobby. I obtained an entry roftl copter ( quad copter) from my work and I took it apart, thinking I could use the motors and what not to make a pizza box wing or FTwing...
  3. Stefs Engineering

    Prusa I3 MK3 Full Assembly video's with manual timestamps

    Hey guy's! A couple of weeks ago I recieved my MK3 that I ordered in January. I filmed the complete assembly of the MK3 because I thought you guys (especially those that consider buying it, have yet to recieve theirs or are about to start the build) would like it and perhapse benefit from it...
  4. CarolineTyler

    I think I have the tricopter bug....

    At less than £4 per frame I couldn't resist.....so I bought 2, spares are always useful!!!! :D Caroline
  5. T

    OLD FOGEY - 620g - can it fly?

    Hello everyone! I have some questions. I have an Old Fogey from 1 year ago and today I make some changes to electronics parts. So, I add a 1750kv 30a, 70 grams motor with a 9x4.7 prop, 2s 2500mah and 40a esc and 2x 9 grams servos. Now Old Fogey have 620g with everything ready to fly. Can it fly...
  6. C

    Hello and questions

    Hello all, I am located in Ontario Canada and am completely new to air RC, I have years of experience with surface bashers and racers. Now I have decided to dip my toes into drones and see if i get dragged in lol. Please forgive me if I'm not supposed to post a longer post in this section but...
  7. AeroEngineer20

    Introduction and Custom Jet Engine Project

    Hello all! My name is Andrew, and I am a university student majoring in Mechanical Engineering. I've been watching FliteTest for quite a while now and have been inspired by their designs and their attitude toward the hobby. I think it's safe to assume that I am not the only one here who has...
  8. N

    Multi rotor build videos

    Hey guys, While FT is excellent at making build videos for their foamy's, I do not find any build vid's for the Gremlin/Turbo edition. I bought one of the kits on the fundraiser, but could use some guidance on the build. Also how about a file of the Pid's and settings stuff for beta-flight...
  9. iBigNTastyi

    Mostly new to RC in Washington state. GoPro mount?

    Update 1: Added paint progress, new wheel pictures. Update 2: Added post paint progress, assembled and detailed. Hello all! My name is Brandon. I'm 30 years old, married, and have three kids. I'm an Automated Assembly/Robotics/Numerical Control programmer at Boeing in their main factory in...
  10. J

    Hi all, attempting third build as an FT Simple Storch, Have some questions.

    Hi All, first post here. Self assessing I would like to believe i am at the higher end of the novice spectrum and I can fly a Nano Talon without gyro quite well. I really enjoy slow flyers so I bought a Simple Storch, I am planning Flaperons and Fixed but removable Leading edge slats. I...
  11. FoamyDM

    FTFMM MARCH MADNESS - FTF STYLE!!!

    MARCH MADNESS CHALLENGE: Finish one of your in-active build logs you started and dropped over a month ago. Goal of the Challenge: To pick up that dropped ball and turn it into a slam dunk by finishing up an idle project and turning it into a complete build thread and to enrich the FT community...
  12. FoamyDM

    FTFC: FT-Build-Ruary by FoamyDM

    FTFC: FT-Build-ruary by FoamyDM (Build Skill: 4 Skilled, Pilot SKill: 2 Novice) FT-X-29 Bloody WWII Baby! - Bloody Vampire, by FoamyDM 30mm EDF Bloody-WWII-Baby! Kraftei FTFC - WWII Design & Build: Flying Pancake, by SPONZ and Local Fiend Extras: F-117 RC Powers plan VF-9 (finish custom...
  13. FoamyDM

    February iis FT-Build-ruary Month!

    February is FT-Build-Ruary Month! Hi All, Welcome to the new year! I challenge all here to turn February into FT-Build-Ruary So Many Planes So Little Time: I, like most folk in this community, have a LONG build list of planes I would LOVE to build. In the last month and late 2017 there has...
  14. L

    I (16), never flew a drone ;), want to build my first drone!

    Hi FliteTest community! I'm 16 years old and live at the moment in Austria (no Kangaroos:rolleyes:)more presicely I live in Vienna. I fly, since the age of 12, planes but mostly R/C gliders. I still go to school and so my budged is really small but I'm very keen to start this hobby. It would be...
  15. T

    Could I get some motors and esc’s to finish a build

    I was wondering if anyone had some old emax red bottoms laying around that I could use (2300kv version). And some emax 30 amp bullet bl-heli esc’s to finish a build (they are the last things I need). I ordered a bundle like this off of gear best and it has been 7 weeks and I’m starting to think...
  16. R

    Anyone interested in a Quarterly Forum Design & Build Challenge?

    I actually posted this question in the " 2018 Flite Test Forum Challenge: WWII Design & Build" thread and thought it might get lost in there so I copied the post out into it's own thread. Here it is: I was just curious, what do other forum members think of the idea of adding quarterly design &...
  17. G

    Flite test plans decryption!

    Hi guys. I want to be brief as it's 3.30 am over here in the UK. And I'm having that kind of early morning thought. Planning. I have two questions (so far!) About the plans that Flite Test offer. My first: What is the sheet and tile key for? The second: is the CG measurement (in the case...
  18. K

    FC Receiver Wiring Help Needed

    Hello everyone, I am building my first quad and i am having trouble connecting my receiver. So I have a SP Racing F3 V1 Flight controller and I don't know where i should wire my FrySky XSR Receiver? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, -King Kwad
  19. Aretaic

    42" Savoia/Macchi "P.R. S.21"

    So I harbor a love of seaplanes, particularly the Italian racing seaplanes that frequented the Schneider Trophy races. I also enjoy fictional planes in film and animation (ex. the Sea Duck, I wanted this plane as a kid!). Long before getting into RC in a meaningful way, I wanted to at least...
  20. C

    Tiny Trainer build question

    Hi All! This is my first time posting here, though I've been lurking around for a few weeks trying to build up the courage to actually build something. After a fair bit of research, I've decided I want to give the Tiny Trainer a shot. It seems straightforward and like it would be a good first...