1. Mandown

    CAD help

    I am interested in anyone who is familiar with CAD that could create a couple stl files that could benefit the entire community. I am building a project that requires connecting carbon arrow shafts together to create a frame type cage for an RC air boat. I need a few 90° fittings and a few "T"...
  2. Flying Farm Kid

    Air tractor AT 402 B Build and cad design

    I live on a farm in NW Ohio and we see air tractors flying around us and spraying the fields all the time. In my opinion they look awesome and I have always wanted to build one. This thread will be about me designing and building an air tractor. I am designing it mainly in onshape in 2d and 3d...
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    Onyx and fiber 3D printing on Markforged Mark 2

    Hello, My name is Dave, and I have a Markforged Mark Two Fiber printer as well as a PLA, TPU, PETG, ABS printer. I can print plane and drone parts, and I'm trying to design my own drone for flight (although the last time I made something that flies it was run on a crystal radio in 2003...)...
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    FT Viggen in RealFlight

    I got inspired by @tanmaychhatbar and started creating FT Viggen in Fusion 360. My plan was to export it to 3ds and then get it into RealFlight (since 3ds is the supported import format). The nose isn't right. I have to make a physical one and then take measures. Too many angles :-) Will...
  5. jhitesma

    Experimenting with Resin printing (MSLA) for detailed parts

    I've been interested in resin based printing almost as long as I've been interested in FDM (filament based) printing. In fact before I got my first printer when I was researching cheap ways to build my own I considered a DLP resin printer design a few times and backed the failed Peachy printer...
  6. Cpl Goertz

    CAD Software

    Hi guys, Does anyone know which CAD software Flite Test uses? Or any good ones for free? Thanks.
  7. bracesport

    need CAD training?

    Phil here - some know me as Bracesport. :D As we faced the Covid19 head on a couple of things have changed - We have been involved in distance learning with the kids and we have been working from home - While I am still an active industrial designer, while locked down I have been doing plenty...
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  15. T2 OpenProjects

    New Project: Open Source 3D Printed Plane Project

    Intro (Skip if You Want!): I've been a long time lurker on these forums, but I do a fair bit of designing/building/flying of planes, and it has been a long term goal for me to embark on a project specifically for by fixed wing fans and put it up on these forums and become a contributor myself...
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    Tri Copter inspired by RC Explorer

    Hi All I'm quite a fan of David's Tri-copters, but unfortunately because of the exchange rate, not all is always as easy/affordable as it is suppose to be. Lucky for me I do have some CAD skills and there is always someone some where with skills and materials. So looking at whats available...
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    FT Explorer, CAD, Ideas for expansion, etc...

    Hey everyone, I'm posting mainly about some of my adventures with the FT explorer and some stuff that I am doing/want to do, that y'all may find useful. I've been somewhat enamored with RC flight for a little while now and recently got off the ground with an FT explorer that I decided to build...
  18. S

    FT Mini Arrow v1.1 (expanded bay)

    Bay expanded by 8mm in width, if you have any questions please post below. PDF Files Attached, .dwg and .skp will be hosted externally links to follow.
  19. mungral

    Easy converting FT swappable free plans to CAD

    I was just reading Mike Robey "a flite test inspired Hurricane" article in his article he said that he traced over the FT plan with his CAD software to make a DXF file. while tracing works, it's slow and you can make errors. the...
  20. flyingdreamz

    FT Versa Wing Pusher CAD Files

    I created these files in order to cut out some combat Versas on a CNC cutting tool. I did change the design a little, like full span spars, new wing tips, and removal of the swappable pod. Please do not distribute. Only for personal use. Design rights remain with Josh Bixler and Flite Test.