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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...
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    Help! Need expert input into ideas for upcoming design comp

    Hi, apologies if this is in the wrong section, but I'm hoping to source some input and suggestions on my ideas for an upcoming indoor flying challenge in my uni class. The challenge is to build a foamie that can fly within the constraints of an indoor basketball court, with a takeoff then a...
  3. Mid7night

    Giant 1/4 Scale C-47

    I've shared a lot of this on social media - and I've felt bad for not being on the forums in a while - so especially now that it's flown I want to make sure there's a place here on the FT Forums where I can engage, answer questions, and connect with everyone who isn't on the "other" places. So...
  4. Jesse Dupreez

    Saturn v foam model rocket build

    Hi everyone I am making a saturn v rocket out of foam I first tried to use Fusion 360 but could not flatten it ,so i decided to use gimp.... I am making plans it will be 1 meter or so high
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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?
  6. tesseract

    Help! How to cut Foamboard properly?

    Does anyone know how to cut foamboard properly? Whenever I cut it, it either goes off-center, the blade chips, the foam breaks, the foam pulls, and generally doesn't cut right. I have made 4 foamies before and all of them have crashed or been very draggy because of this problem. Does anyone know...
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    Solved *Solved

    I'm almost out of foam!! does anyone have plans that work with cardboard?? shipping times take till we all ded, so cardboard will have to do :) Thanx in advance!
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    Solved Readiboard paper problems

    Hey! Was recieved super well by the forum last week and I’m currently working on my first ever rc Plane. I am building the noob tube design. I am using the recommended readi board foam but when I try score and take the paper off it always tears and sticks. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  9. IdoAllMyOwnStunts

    New to this forum, Foam ninja at heart

    Hi i'm Wade, I've been flying since I was 7 years olds, I'm 22 now, I mainly scratchbuild and push the boundaries of what RC planes can do acrobatically. Nice to be part of a group of people that aren't afraid to try new stuff. I am a Paramedic/Firefighter by trade, and I got a 5 month heeler...
  10. BoilerScale

    Scratch Build 1400mm P-39

    Hello FliteTest Forums, due to where I'm going to be living starting this summer, I can finally go to flite fest for the first time! And for it, I'll be building a 1400mm P-39 using dollar tree foam and balsa. The P-39 has always been one of my favorite WWII airplanes but there has never been a...
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    Homemade DLG Build log

    Hi guys! I am Fran from Argentina and i have just started building a homemade Discus Launch Glider. I am creating this thread to show you the building process. I will be very thankful if you help me through the build, i would love to hear from you any piece of advice. I have always wanted to...
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    DaVinci Glider Inspired Scratch Build--Wood AND Foam

    So here's my first concept-to-flight continuous post: It all started when my friend Dylan heard that I scratch build airplanes. He immediately suggested that I build a DaVinci-Style aircraft. He had the whirlycopter thing in mind I think, but I was inspired by the DaVinci Glider (plus I...
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    B17 Flying Fortress multi angle video !

    Hi, This is a video from my Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, as a result of an old Multiplex Cargo conversion. It's was painted with the scheme used by the famous B-17G "A Bit o'Lace" in 1944. This is my atempt to make a multi angle video ! Hope you like it ! B17 Bit'o Lace
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    Help! Homemade DLG CF tail boom and construction

    Hi everybody! I would really like to build a homemeade dlg but i dont know which diameter of carbon fiber tube should i buy to make the tail boom. Do you think a 6mm diameter tube would be thick enough for a 1 meter wingspan dlg? (thats the only one i can get for a reasonable price) The wings...
  15. Jart - Lost Foam Fuselage - Second Layer Glass and Carbon

    Jart - Lost Foam Fuselage - Second Layer Glass and Carbon

    On the first layer i did a couple days ago i 77'd the inside of the cloth. It sticks really well, actually let me wrap the fiberglass around the edges, so th...
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