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  1. hockeychris26

    6mm White Depron

    Hello all, I am selling my excess hobby grade depron. I have about 4 cases of 6x700x1000mm all from rcfoam.com. Each case has 20 sheets and I am selling each case for $100 ( plus shipping). I am trying to get rid of this stuff before I head back to college so I don't leave my poor mom with a...
  2. R

    Help Needed with custom brushed micro setup

    My intial question: How do i get my motors to react to my stick movements?:confused: This may be a long shot but i was wondering if someone could help me trouble shoot this last problem i have before i can get my brushed micro in the air. I am using Flysksy FS-i6 with a flysky receiver, they...
  3. menachg

    need advice on choosing diy plans for quad frame

    hey guys its great coming back here after a few years without serious building in the hobby for me i have a lot expirience in fixed wing and scratch builds and i like this aspect of how flitetest used to be all about taking day to day materials and construcing them into a working flying frame. i...
  4. C

    "hacker/maker"s frist FPV setup ? (warning dyslexia inside!)

    hello, everyone. first of all, I'm severely dyslexic so sorry for the horrible spelling/grammar, if you don't understand me don't hesitate to ask me to translate XD. built an FTspear and after seeing how much space I have for more equipment I'm itching to get some sort of PFV setup in there...
  5. SP0NZ

    Rascal CNC

    RASCAL CNC CUT IT - BUILD IT - FLY IT The Team:Nic Lechner (nerdnic) Todd Litke () Kevin Matusik (blackkrystal73) Dan Sponholz (SP0NZ) The Goal: Deliver free plans and instructions to build a DIY hobby-grade CNC machine focused on the model airplane community. Dedication: The Rascal...
  6. 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...
  7. FlyMike

    3D Printed Hardware and Parts.

    I searched but did not see any topics for 3D printed parts, planes, etc. Though I have been blind to things in front of my face before. So forgive me if its been done before. I thought it would be great to have a thread for everyone to share their RC related 3D models, or even just cool things...
  8. D

    Need choosing flight replacement stack for 90mm self built Quad

    Hi, I built the Quad bellow but I need a new flight stack for it, the one I have is running 20A ESC but and keeps crashing (i mean the software locking up not my flying!) It was cheap and as I can now tell nasty. The quad is 90mm, weights about 150 grams, I looking to run 3s batteries and...
  9. VTX

    3D Printing rudder pedals for a $35 flight stick!

    Hello All! Like many, I've found that simulators are infinitely more entertaining when you have an actual flight stick or controller to connect to your computer. Being a college student, cheap was the name of the game for me so my initial flight stick was rather bare bones. (seen below) To...
  10. VTX

    3D Printing rudder pedals for a $35 flight stick!

    Hello All! Like many, I've found that simulators are infinitely more entertaining when you have an actual flight stick or controller to connect to your computer. Being a college student, cheap was the name of the game for me so my initial flight stick was rather bare bones. (seen below) To...
  11. J

    Help - RSSI on OSD

    Title pretty much explains it, I'm looking for a simple way to get the RSSI signal from FrSky receivers onto my video signal. I've done it on one of my miniquads using the Betaflight F3 board and its built in OSD, but I'm looking for something to use on flying wings and quads with cheap fc's...
  12. RCAiradventures

    An R/C Paramotor wing YOU can build!

    Hello, all! I would like to present to you my first of two designs - the LuteFisk. This is a high-performance 1.1m2 wing that will rival most other single-skin R/C Paraglider / Paramotor wings available on the market. I have spent the last few years developing (and mostly failing) this wing and...
  13. J

    I need help finding a Flight Controller

    Hi, guys! im new to the flight test forums (although not new to forums in general) but i hear that this is the place to be. I need help finding a flight controller that is compatible with a drone design i am looking to build. Actually, any suggestions would be great, i had a versa-copter but i...
  14. Flilab-rc

    fpv "air racing" ft spitfire

    FT spitfire fpv "Air racer" I am making a ft spitfire with an air racing paint scheme based on an assortment of paint schemes. This aircraft is going to be used for fpv with a fpv pod but will also be flown line of sight. anyway here are the (more info coming soon on the forum and on my...
  15. Beau_LunaWolf

    Gremlin Issue Help!

    Hello, Recently I was able to get my Gremlin up and flying. Quad is super quiet and is very smooth. I thought I would be ready to FPV, but it turns out my camera is having issues sending signal to my goggles. I currently am using the Fatshark Teleporter V4s that were sold under Horizon Hobby...
  16. M

    Plans for Apprentice S tail set

    I wrecked my apprentice hard (again) and after lots of chopsticks epoxy hot glue and tape I'm just about ready to get it in the air again. Except that I threw away the tail thinking that I had a template to make a new one from foam board which I've done a couple times. Last time I needed to put...
  17. S

    Homemade Tray Radio *PICTURES*

    Good Evening All, I always wanted a tray radio because I fly with the "pinch" technique. I've been eyeing up the Taranis X9E for a while, but I can't really shell out the cash. I also considered buying a tray for my Spektrum DX6i but those seemed cheap and flimsy. So I went into my garage...
  18. A

    Recommandations for a n00b

    Hi, guys! Big fan here. I'm a n00bie when it comes to flying rc model aircrafts. My limited experience it's with a second-hand quadcopter which I've bought last year from a rc-flohmarkt in Germany(I'm from Romania,btw). Last time when I've tried to fly my quad it was all good, but the big...
  19. M

    Flying Field Weather Station

    I thought I'd share this with the FT community. I'm nearing the end of a build of a weather station for my local club. We are in a location with no power or WiFi, so this is a DOLRAM station: Dirt Cheap Off-grid Low maintenance Realtime Atmospheric Monitoring Project details on my personal...
  20. Z

    3D Printed Foamboard Score Cutter

    Frustrated at keeping a consistent depth, I decided to make a tool that would hold a razor blade at the perfect angle. Works very well, might make one for making edge bevels. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2158247