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    Making Kraft Foam board

    Hi guys if anyone is living in India or somewhere else and trying to make an RC plane with Kraft foam board with the help of the YouTube channel kendin yap can you tell me if there is a way to make Kraft foam board? per my idea, I have thought to buy depron sheets and kraft paper separately and...
  2. 835FPV

    Plane Big Pusha 2023-09-28

    Technically not my first, but the first I completed and posted publicly. I worked on this over the summer and got some good flights and iterations out of it. Started with 56" wings, then cut down to 42". The plans have lines indicating both configurations, one was great for gliding and longer...
  3. L Edge

    Exploring Readi Board for designing planes

    Running out of blue FFF, decided to see what you can adapt to make a flyable plane. The producer of the black foamboard is R L Adams in Michigan. 3 planes I am going to do are F-117, 3D acrobatic, and my version of the Sponz "Wonder". Chose black(inside is white) since I was designing a...
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    baby blender and dreamer biplane
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    biplane build upper wing
  6. PropHawk

    Help! Want to build using measurements only

    My computer died many months ago. I have no way to print plans or play War Thunder and my life has been incomplete Haha. Anyways, could someone please help me figure how to build a 2 sheet, high wing, 3-4 channel, 36"-48" span, single or twin engine plane I can gain flying experience with...
  7. agupt108

    Best foam for rc build

    I was wondering what would be the best foam for rc builds. I built a few planes with hobby lobby white foam, 3/16". It works greats for planes with minimal bending in forming of curves like the scout, but for something like the Trainer or Cub, what would be a good cheap foam to use. I heard that...
  8. flitetest

    Plane FT Flying Christmas Trees 1.0

    Description: Foam board flying Christmas trees available in two different sizes. Josh Bixler designed the small version for use with the FT 1806 (A Pack) motor and a 650-800 mAh 3S LiPo battery. David Jester designed the large version for use with the FT 2212 (B Pack) motor and a 1300 mAh 3S...
  9. Inq

    Inq'd Mini F-22 Raptor

    I hope to get my 3D Printed J3 Cub flying this weekend and try to keep it above ground at all times. For reading pleasure in the mean time I've been learning about the FT way of doing things on the forum. I found the plans section. Who knew? :LOL: I'm just blown away with what they provide...
  10. Minton

    Design-Build-Fly Prototype Scratch Build

    I'm the project manager for my school's Design Build Fly team this year. In the past few years, we either bit off more than we could chew or just had other issues getting a plane in the air, so this year I aimed to have a simple flying prototype by the end of week 3. We started last Friday and...
  11. vhandon

    Vultee XP-54 Swoose Goose

    I ran across a video of the Swoose Goose a few months ago and thought “Hey, that would make a cool FT build.” Then I thought “You haven’t built an FT plane in years, and you have never made plans for one.” I was learning to design parts in onshape so I told myself “Take a hike, we’re doing this...
  12. vhandon

    Plane Vultee XP-54 Swoose Goose 1

    Specifications: Wingspan: 42” Length: 40” Flying weight: 22 oz Electronics: C-Pack Battery: 2200 mAh 3S LiPo 4 sheets of FT or DT Foam Board
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    Any Indians know how to get foam in India?

    Hello, I'm from India and i would like to know how to get foam board here? Its either just not available or its pricey. thanks, Athiben
  14. SP0NZ

    Plane Bloody Rascal 1.0

    Bloody Rascal Based on the FT Bloody Baron and SideWinder designed by Dan Sponholz Design by: Justin Boetsma Plans by: Dan Sponholz This plane came from two places. One was to find a happy middle ground between the swappable Bloody Baron and the built-like-a-tank SideWinder. The power pod was...
  15. flitetest

    Plane FT Simple Scout XL 1.5

    FT Simple Scout XL Designed By: Josh Bixler and Dan Sponholz Plans By: Dan Sponholz Firewall STL : Gear Plate STL:
  16. flitetest

    Plane FT Baby Blender 2.1

    FT Baby Blender Designed By: Josh Bixler Plans By: Dan Sponholz Description: The Baby Blender Swappable is an excellent transition into four channel flying and more advanced building techniques. With gentle stall characteristics and a wide speed envelope, the Baby Blender will enable you...
  17. Jesse Dupreez

    Glider plans

    Does anyone have balsa glider plans that i can use to turn into foam plans? I will make it 1m wing span and use a f pack motor on it And i want to try out fusion 360
  18. Test Fly RC

    FT WR FB out of stock / Maker foam v2 might be coming soon.

    (Disclaimer: I do not know for sure that Maker Foam v2 will be a reality.) Hey guys just wanted to start a discussion about FT WR Foam Board and the possibility of Maker Foam v2 (or something similar) being released soon! So the FT brown water resistant foam boards (25 and 50 ct. boxes) are...
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    Are there any subtitute matierials to foamboard?

    Hi! I going to make my first rc plane soon. Have been doing a loottt of research. One question... Are there more sustainable materials to create my plane in than foamboard. Anything reusable or compostable or recyclable?
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    Foamboard 120cm wingspan 64mm EDF plane

    I've lurked around these forums long enough. Time to share my latest project: an easy-to-fly foamboard jet built around a 3900kV (3S) 64mm FMS EDF unit. Wingspan is 120cm; AUW (with 3S 3000mAh) is 1150g. Very wide flight envelope. It has a large wing surface so it floats forever. It flies like...