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  1. CatholicFlyer

    Planning RC Build The Whitehead No. 21 Monoplane

    From my scale non flying model, I will be getting the Chub from Hobby Zone and so I will be able to use the remote on other builds, if you ever searched early flying machines, this sucker is basically a flying boat and the wings and tail are shaped after bird wings and tail. The chub will be my...
  2. Rcjay509

    3d flyer build

    I started flying rc again this year after my bestfriend convinced me to buy the super cub s by horizon hobby.It has been 13 years since I've flown Rc.I started getting good at flying my super cub so I decided to build my first 3d flyer.I noticed the 3d flyers aren't cheap from the hobby stores...
  3. N

    Hglrc f428 pd/ etc board

    I have been able to fund myself for most ever other part ft sidewinder frame, motors, battery, camera, transmitter Etc. Etc. to include the original hglrc f428 fc however the pd/esc board I received does not work. So I am looking for either another f428 pd esc board or another setup to fit the...
  4. 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...
  5. S

    Howdy Flite Test Forums!

    Hi all, I am excited to try to get my first quad build back from the dead...or maybe it was never alive in the first place. Either way, it should be fun being a part of the forums. Check out my blog post, I added some jokes...
  6. tinstructor

    Hi everyone I'm tinstructor!

    Hi everyone I'm kind of a digital electronics nerd, I study EE and I felt like it was time to build my first race quad! I'm currently writing a bachelors thesis on a way to measure the efficiency of RC propulsion systems while spending the least amount of money possible (engineering trade-offs...
  7. J

    Having touble building a Versacopter V2 with Lux board

    So I recently purchased everything I thought I needed to build my first quadcopter, the versacopter kit, e-pack, battery, with a lux flight controller and D4R-II receiver. About halfway through the build, I am now stuck with figuring out how the lux flight controller and D4R-II has a place in...
  8. WrightFlite

    HI, I'm new here.

    I wanted to officially become part of this awesome community. Chomping at the bit waiting for all my FT210 FPV Build parts and pieces to come in. The Flite Test store and whole ordering process was great. I have to admit, parts not found on your store I got from GetFPV. But I think its even...
  9. F

    My First Build/ Build and Design Thread

    So, I have never built a plane before from scratch. So this might take a while to maiden. I am no stickler on people who use my ideas so, If you like this idea as much as I do then by all means use it to its full extent, just please give me some credit. DISCLAIMER: THIS WILL TAKE A LONG TIME...
  10. B

    Hi! First time here!

    Greetings from a fellow noob! I've been watching this hobby as for at least 8 or 9 months before a coworker finally convinced me to give it a try. At this point I can only thank him for getting me initiated in the hobby and already pumped up to build my first drone. I must say it has been a...
  11. J

    First build - unsure about parts

    I have finally obtained all of the tools and parts I think I need to build my first FPV quadcopter, but now I'm unsure if I picked the right motors/ESC's/batteries to get it flying. I would greatly appreciate any feedback on parts that won't work. Initial build: - H250 ZMR250 250 carbon fiber...
  12. bpw823

    First Airplane - Laser Cut FT Storch

    Over the past few months, I've been held down by end of school study, FIRST Robotics, and other commitments, but I've finally been able to complete my first 'scratch' build. Using the laser cutter provided by a Design Studio at a local vocational technology school, I was able to CAD trace the...
  13. C

    Bushwhacker First Build

    I was curious, what is the biggest (reasonable) battery that i could put in the bushwhacker, and about how much flight time would i get out of it? Thanks
  14. D

    First Fixed Wing and First Build: FT Tiny Trainer

    Well, I went ahead and did it. I ordered a FT Tiny Trainer. This will be my first build and fixed wing. I have a Taranis Plus and use it to Fly ZMR 250. I can not wait to get the kit and see how this goes.
  15. mavrik12

    My first Quad Build "little red"

    First Quadcopter Build ZMR 250 I'm not the newest person in RC but I din't really jump in until last year. I did some stuff in 7200 mhz days but after that I fell out. I got back in and now I've built my first quad and I love them. It's now my new obsession and I foresee a lot of money...
  16. L

    Stik S1500

    Hi guys I am building my first ARF and have it almost finished. I am using an electric motor and 3s battery as I have that in my kit so the guy at the model shop gave me the biggest about 620 with an 11/5 prop I think. I put the marks on the wings for CG at 86 and to my horror it fell backwards...
  17. M

    My First Multirotor

    Hey guys I wanted to share with everyone my experience building my first multirotor and some of the things I did to get it in the air. I set this up to be 2 person so I can fly it and someone else work the camera. First Id like to say this was built with the idea of moving some of the parts...
  18. M

    First Quadcopter Build, Too much thrust??

    Hi im planning to build my first quadcopter, i have no experience with these. However, i have read multiple articles and etc. so i feel like i have the basics covered, i also have experience with electrics and programming. My plan: I want to build my frame from wood, just like the flitetest...
  19. TexasTeacher

    Busy Weekend

    Well apparently building the FT Mini Scout SBK yesterday got me alllllll excited I scratch built an FT Flyer today. It did not turn out perfect, but not horrible. Now I just need to get electronics for the Flyer and I can go fly 2 planes. Woot :cool::applause::o:D
  20. E

    building the FT Mini Scout in Europe

    (i just want to say that i am dutch and i have dyslexia so sorry for my bad English) I want to build the FT Mini Scout, but becoase i live in Europe(holland) i probably need to wait a long time before it is delivered, and i have the same problem with the all in one electronics pack. becoase of...