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  1. B

    Help! Mighty Mini PBY

    Since I the thread for the PBY Catalina has not been active, I am posting this here. My issue is that I don’t understand where the formers go and how the tower comes together. Also, how does the hatch assemble? If anyone has built this plane or thinks they can help, please do! . Side question...
  2. FoamyDM

    Plane Vought OS2U Kingfisher by FoamyDM 1.0

    History: This Gentle Maneuverable Easy to fly float plane ended up being a quiet workhorse of the fleet for the US and other NAVY. The History of this plane is Terribly interesting and served a number of niche roles. Mainly as a the Battleship Plane of choice. Yes, Battleship! The most...
  3. FoamyDM

    FTFC19 - April Showers by FoamyDM, Savoia Marchetti S55X (Porco Rosso)

    For the FTFC19 April Showers Challenge I will submit one From Scratch build that is in my idea folder: Savioa Marchetti, SM-55 depicted in Porco Rosso This was a real plane. First as a military vehicle then turned into a commercial endeavor. This has been done in Balsa Before, and as part of...
  4. E

    Scratch built Scale Icon-A5

    Localfiend inspired me to build a build a sea plane with his PBY-5A Catalina design (http://forum.flitetest.com/showthread.php?25375-Mighty-quot-Mini-quot-PBY-5A-Catalina-WWII-Flying-Boat). I considered a Sea Scout or a Bavar-2, but I have always wanted an Icon-A5, so it was an obvious decision...
  5. L

    Bushwhacker Float Plane (with waterproof foam board)

    Make a Bushwhacker with the new waterproof foam board and put floats on it. Better yet, sell a laser cut kit for the waterproof Bushwhacker with the parts to build the floats. I would buy one. Can I order one now? Since it might be a bit 'til the waterproof board is readily available to the...
  6. T-Richard

    Need Ideas For Float build.

    Hi guys, I need ideas. Like many of you I have lots of planes and so I decided I'll focus on recycling this year. I want to build an aerobatic float plane. I have these I hope to integrate within turnigy 3015 1000kv motor either on 3s (up to 12 inch prop) or 4s (likely 10 inch prop)...
  7. J

    Super Cub: Mounting Cheap 720 HD Cam???

    I have a 720 HD Camera made for RC planes... its about the size of a baby carrot or so. It isn't waterproof or high quality but it does the job. Anyway, I want to mount it to my super cub when I fly with floats (I only really fly the Super Cub at the lake and leave the floats on all the time)...
  8. Nodd

    Nodd RC - Hobby King Skipper

    I've had this little float plane for about a week now, having a lot of fun with it. It also caused somewhat of a buzz with my club mates. Several of them have ordered these after watching me fly. Anyway here's my review video, enjoy...