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diy

  1. flitetest

    Plane FT Mustang Master Series 1.0

    FT Mustang Master Series Design By: John Overstreet Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The Master Series Mustang is a classic warbird that provides as much satisfaction in building as it does flying it! Utilizing Master Series build techniques and designed by John Overstreet, the build...
  2. flitetest

    Plane FT Guinea Pig 1.1

    FT Guinea Pig Designed By: Peter Sripol Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The Flite Test Guinea Pig is the perfect platform to carry out the craziest experiments in the air. While it can carry a hefty payload, which can be dropped out the rear hatch, it can also be set up to carry out...
  3. Drizzel

    Help! a different quad frame

    Alright, I know that the title doesn't sum up my question very well, but it had to be short. I want to design a custom quad frame, and I do have the necessary experience with CAD software (I'm using Altair Inspire, for anyone interested). I would like to know if anyone has or knows about some...
  4. Charlbarl

    Swept tail elevator design?

    Hey everyone! Hope you've been staying safe and healthy. I've been designing a new foamie with swept wing and tail and am stuck on how to implement elevators with the swept tail. I can't really find any example and want to tie elevators to one servo... Any single elevator setup tends to bend the...
  5. flitetest

    Plane FT Tiny Trainer 1.1

    FT Tiny Trainer Designed By: Josh Bixler Plans By: Dan Sponholz **New plans updated to the latest format** This is still the same classic design that was originally released over 5 years ago. Description: Now made with the new Maker Foam the Flite Test Tiny Trainer is even better! The Tiny...
  6. Joe Carpino

    Micro F-15 (FREE PLANS)

    I built this a little bit ago and thought I should put it on the forums. YOUTUBE VIDEO: I made a super micro F-15 that hits 40MPH! It runs on 2 1.7g servos, a 8.5x20mm coreless motor. The whole plane is powered on a 1s 200mah Lipo. I took a lot of time to improve on it and make plans. If...
  7. flitetest

    Plane FT Spitfire Master Series 1.0

    FT Spitfire Master Series Designed By: John Overstreet Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The Master Series Spitfire is a classic warbird that provides as much satisfaction in building it as it does flying it! Utilizing Master Series build techniques and designed by John Overstreet, the build...
  8. M

    Help! Painting Fiberglass fuse

    When i paint my fiber-glass fuse, the paint and primer starts to bubble up. Any idea why. I used normale water based spackle. And epoxy resin
  9. cdfigueredo

    Tundra RC from scratch

    Hi, guys! For some time now I have been watching various threads of STOL aircraft building. I love the way the FT Simple Storch and FT Bushwacker fly, but I like the way real STOL planes looks. I'm a lover of scale model airplanes, even I haven't built one yet. Then, after my biloute trainer...
  10. flitetest

    Plane FT P-38 Lightning 1.1

    FT P-38 Lightning Designed By: John Overstreet Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The Flite Test FT P-38 Lightning Electric Airplane Kit is one of the most advanced Speed Build Kits you can build. The finished model offers a level of scale detail that has never been seen before on a Flite...
  11. SP0NZ

    Plane VP SideWinder 1.0

    VP SideWinder Sponsored by Venom Power Designed By: Dan Sponholz Plans By: Dan Sponholz Skins By: Stephen Rosema Description: Power Pack Compatibility: Power Pack C Specs: Wingspan: Center of Gravity: Control Surface Throws: Expo Suggestions: Free Plans: Click the Download...
  12. cdfigueredo

    Making my own foamboard

    Foamboard is the soul of FliteTest, but what if you just don't have access to an foamboard source, or it's just too expensive? Running several tests I discovered how to make my own foamboard easy and cheap. :cool::cool::cool: This tutorial is aimed at those who like me do not have access to this...
  13. W

    FPV Drone Made Of Cardboard

    Hi everybody, I'm a long time watcher of FliteTest, but this is my first time posting here. I wanted to share a project I recently completed - building an FPV freestyle/racing quad from cardboard and epoxy resin. I was very inspired by the FliteTest DIY philosophy and wanted to bring that vibe...
  14. TommyTucker

    How to transfer designs from paper to foam?

    ‪I am scratch building the simple cub currently - my first ever scratch build. I am using the free online plans which I have printed on A4 and taped together. Any tips on how to transfer the plans onto the foam to cut out?‬
  15. SP0NZ

    Plane FT P-47 v1.0 Addendum 1.0

    ** FT P-47 Plans Addendum ** Part 15 on the FT P-47 version 1.0 plans was actually a part from a different model. Flite Test sent me the correct file and I'm working to update the full plan set to version 1.1. In the meantime, here is the correct part for those working from the version 1.0 plans.
  16. fliteadmin

    Plane FT P-47 Thunderbolt 1.0

    FT P-47 Thunderbolt Designed By: John Overstreet Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The P-47 is the second plane of the Flite Test Master Series developed in collaboration with John Overstreet. Using "mold-together" techniques, the FT P-47 is just as rewarding to build as it is to fly. This...
  17. Dr. Looping Looie

    Mini Learjet 23 twin 30mm EDF

    Its been a looong time, but here we go again! In the past, I experimented a little with super tiny EDF units, with very limited success. The planes were too small and issues with thrust tube and motor cutoff due to ESC overheating made me stop working with EDFs for a long time. But now I wanted...
  18. fliteadmin

    Plane FT Commuter 1.0

    FT Commuter Designed By: Ben Harber Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The FT Commuter is a community design by fellow Flite Tester Ben Harber. It is an intermediate build and flies as you would expect a small trainer. It can be set up as a bank and yank with aileron and elevator control or...
  19. Jonny Gum

    Foam Board Stearman Scratch Build- Plans Coming Soon!

    So I have always been around the real Stearman because my grandfather restores and flies them. I decided to make the Stearman because I had a balsa wood kit lying around for a rubber band powered model. I took the plans to Staples and got them scaled up to a 40 inch wingspan and built it. The...
  20. flitetest

    Plane FT P-40 Warhawk 1.0

    FT P-40 Warhawk Designed By: Andres Lu Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The FT P40 is a Flite Test take on a classic design. Simple build techniques allow this plane to be folded together in hours and result in a flight experience that an intermediate to advanced pilot will enjoy. Add the...