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  1. zdsweet

    Tailwheel Bush Conversion - E-Flite Carbon Z T-28 2.0m

    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...
  2. hitjim

    Help! Dumas 302 30" Gee Bee E Power Pack Selection

    Hey folks! I'm planning a RC conversion of a 30" Gee Bee Model E by Dumas. It's been done before but with some out-of-date HobbyKing gear. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3043706-Dumas-30-Gee-Bee-Model-E-Rubber-to-Electric-Conversion/page2 I figured I'd try a Power Pack A...
  3. Dreamy_Bongo

    VQ P-51B (No Flaps) Tuskegee Airmen [Electric]

    I was gifted this by a family member who is big into the hobby. I have only flown foamies. He is really excited for me to do a balsa plane. Parts: E-Flite Electric retracts Tacon 46 brushless Hitec HS-322HD Deluxe What I need: Prop Nose Cone Arming Switch ESC Battery Plane: Cutting away for...
  4. TooJung2Die

    Contest Commercial - Old Timer Rubber Free Flight to RC Conversion

    Odd name for an airplane. It's a 1930's era rubber powered design. Project #5 in "Air Youth of America" organization of the same period. I got it from Penn Valley Hobby Center. They closed their store after 50+ years in business. They were selling their remaining stock on eBay. It was a...
  5. CarolineTyler

    Lidl Foamy to bank and yank RC

    Last week I popped one of the Lidi XL_Gliders in the shopping basket for £7.99. So far... Carbon fibre spar in fuselage Wing flattened Carbon fibre spar in the wing Front chopped and a the cockpit hollowed out Front bulkhead printed for motor - 2206 2200kv Ailerons cut out, bevelled and attached...
  6. L

    FT flyer conversion.

    Hi all, I was thinking of fitting a FT flyer to a mini power pod. What percent should I print the plans at? Thanks!
  7. T

    Chuck Glider Conversion

    I think it would be cool to convert one of those cheap dollar store chuck gliders into a model airplane.
  8. R

    Electrify a Hanger-9 Alpha 60

    Hello, I am coming back into the hobby after many, many years (I used PC flight simulators to get my fix), and recently a friend gave me a third-hand alpha 60 (w/o electronics or engine). I wish to make this electric. After watching many excellent flighttest vid's I learned I need to start with...
  9. D

    Gas to Electric Equivalent

    Hi Folks! Long time FliteTest fan, first time poster. I'm doing my first build! Yay! I've always wanted to build a nice balsa plane. I hope I haven't jumped in at the deep end. This is the plane I'm building. I should be fine on the actual construction part, but I'm struggling with the power...
  10. F

    Motor Mounting!

    Hey Guys, Before I start, this isn't really a scratch build but it's the only place I could think of to post this. So I picked up this little hand launch glider from my local hobby store when I was bored, and got the idea of converting it into a powered glider/plane. I have 2 Turnigy Park 300...
  11. E

    Show Suggestion: Electric conversion of a nitro plane

    Simple conversion of a nitro plane to electric And to make it a good fit for your current sponsors...use a Horizon Hobby airframe with Hobby King electronics. An electric conversion of a plane that is already outfitted with a nitro motore, or was only designed to be fit with a nitro motor...