Basic plan for now... more to add later
Thanks to @SP0NZ for the plan format
currently page 1 is a little bigger than 1 sheet of foamboard
For the landing gear, watch the FT simple cub build video
For the wheels, watch the FT bushwacker build video
For anything else, PM me.
Starting a thread for my build for the challenge.
I started with a FT Commuter that I tried to adapt, but benched that for the time being and went with a new design I'm creating called the Timber Scout.
As the name suggests, it's a mashup of the UMX Turbo Timber and the FT Mini Scout.
I am building a highlander for this challenge my plans for the build are the followings
1) paint it like steve Henry’s highlander cause @Taildragger suggested it and I like the suggestion
2) THICC control surfaces cause why not
3) win the challenge; I like Winning because winning is cool 😎 (I...
We had some fun last week converting an E-Flite Carbon Z T-28 into a tailwheel configuration with tundra tires and leading-edge slats. 😁
This was an incredibly fun project for us to take on. There is some more fine tuning that we need to do with the conversion but that's where all the fun is...
I'll let the video do the bulk of the talking - but here's our take on proof that you don't have to build something aesthetically pleasing or even perfect to an aero engineer's standards to get it to fly well. 😁
In this case, we built a crazy light STOL plane and went and walked it on a...
New place for me to post my Scale Backcountry Adventure videos, and to post new builds, tips for scale BACKCOUNTRY accessories and cool aircraft.
In the title I said "Scale only please" because I'm really picky and planes in this thread will need to be based off a full-size plane, not just a...
1. Mighty Mini Kitfox- STi and Speedster
2. Foamboard Hobbyzone Super Cub LP
3. Zenith STOL CH701
4. Air tractor chuck glider
1. MS Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser
2. Micro Citabria
3. Mini Cessna 185 (free plans may be possible)
Well, I made a new thread! to catch up thus far:
I had an idea:
Which evolved to me learning how to use cad:
And that is all to date!
Playlist for most recent activity...
Now Im almost done with all my little projects, its finally time to start something serious.
Since elementary school, I dreamed about an aircraft that could really land anywhere. And by anywhere I also mean on water or snow, so it should be amphibian. The other goal is that it should deliver...
I got myself a rare free weekend and even though I have couple of other RC projects in progress, I decided to make myself a bush-type plane from some spare parts I had laying around.
Here is the result:
Specs for those that are interested:
Weight: 300 grams
span: 900 mm
length: 700 mm...