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ftfc20

  1. AircPirateNinsei

    Plane AP ARGUS 2020-01-26

    A foamboard recreation of the Argus (Greek God of the Sky) by Steve Wooley (1961): Build Plan & Build Guide available! Follow the support URL and watch the thread for more updates about the design. GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS WINGSPAN: 1100 mm | 43.31 in LENGTH: 810 mm | 31.89 in CG: 40 mm | 1.57...
  2. DutchRoll

    FTFC20-Build-Ruary: Main Entry by DutchRoll

    Build Skill: 2, Pilot Skill: 0.5 (Haven't flown in 35 years) FT-Mini Tiny Trainer - Cause my Simple Soarer died before it even lived. Build Thread tbd FT-Mini Corsair - I want a warbird, and I need practice with round fuselages Build Thread tbd FT-Bloody Wonder - To go with the B power pod...
  3. FoamyDM

    Plane Foamy WindFreak by FoamyDM 1.01

    WHAT A PLANK - The Foamy WindFreak Super Freak, Super Freak, it's Windy-Freakin' This Plank is nearly ALL wing. With an incredibly light loading, once this is in the air, it will spend all day catching thermals. This is designed as a bungee launch, or towed glider, however, It would be easy to...
  4. FoamyDM

    Plane Foamy Bird Of Time 1.0

    The Bird of Time: If you have seen This video, or one like it: You may have suddenly been on the hunt for one. When I did, It was out of stock (never to return) ARFs and plans, but no kits. After a while, I gave up looking and thought... I bet I can make this from Foam Board. This also fit...
  5. mayan

    Plane F-111 1

    An awesome project to do with the kids or just to play around with. Attached is 3mm FB plans, 5mm FB plans will follow and be a bit different though. EDIT: The fuselage is built out of 2 pieces glued together.
  6. Matagami Designs

    Plane Bellanca Aircruiser C27-A 2.1 M

    A foamboard recreation of the Bellanca Aircruiser C27-A originally found in a 1934 edition of Popular Aviation. Four channel plane using Flite Test 'C' power pack W/ 1800 mAh battery running 4 channels. 6 sheets, 31 Oz all up weight with a 50" wing span and 30" in length. 9.46 oz/sqft wing...
  7. FoamyDM

    Help! FTFC20 - Build-Ruary (Build Challenge)

    February is FT-Build-Ruary Month! Hi All, Lets welcome another flying season, ready to go! I challenge all here to turn February into FT-Build-Ruary So Many Planes So Little Time: I, like most folk in this community, have a LONG build list of planes I would LOVE to build. In the last couple...
  8. PlanesGuy888

    FTFC20 Spitfire Mk.I designed by PlanesGuy888

    For the FTFC20 build challenge, I decided that I would like to participate this year with an aircraft of my own. I chose the Spitfire Mk.I because it has always been a favorite of mine and I have always loved the look. This Spitfire is not going to be a normal FT Spitfire though. It has been...
  9. FoamyDM

    FTFC20 Remington Burnelli 2 designed by FoamyDM and Jpot1

    The Remington Bernelli RB-2 INSPIRATION I watched this video... (Starting at the plane of interest) Then was tickled by the flying Camper look to it. (I am gearing up to head out on a camping trip this weekend) HISTORY From Wiki: The Burnelli RB-1, often known as the Remington-Burnelli...
  10. FoamyDM

    Plane FoamyDM - Burgess-Dunne Flying Wing 1.0

    YOU NEED TO BUILD THIS FLYING WING: This project is a Great Flyer, Quick Build and only 2 sheet! This Project was inspired by the '20 Flite Test Forum Challenge (FTFC20). Since I have seen the model on Fidder's green, I thought the Burgess-Dunne Flying wing from 1914 is a perfect candidate for...
  11. Zephyr1

    FTFC20 SPAD XIII designed by Zephyr1

    My entry into this challenge will be a Spad XIII. The initial plans call for a 30in wingspan, and that's what I am going to be doing initially. However I do plan on scaling it up to near a 40in wingspan in line with Ben's PT-17. I usually design a lot of EDFs, so it will be fun to do something...
  12. FoamyDM

    FTFC20 Mara designed by FoamyDM - The Flying Mustache

    This the entry of the MARA designed by FoamyDM The graceful swept curves of this Thermal Soarer are enticing, I am drawn to the unique construction methods employed to build this unique craft. History: The craft was designed in 1999 by Markku Tähkäpää, reknown veteran Finnish modeler. but...
  13. Matagami Designs

    FTFC20 Bellanca Aircruiser C-27A by Matagami Designs

    @rockyboy Here is the build thread for my FTFC20 submission for the Bellanca Aircruiser C-27A. I became interested in this plane a few weeks ago when i visited the USAF museum and took a quick picture of a small model on display which caught my eye because of the way the landing gear...
  14. FoamyDM

    FTFC20 Minimoa designed by FoamyDM

    I really love the Gull-wing style design of the Minimoa which is a German Sailplane. They come in many sizes; 104" 99" 72" 50" 35" and 34". I will base mine on the Minimoa 50 (plans depicted below.) The Göppingen-gö-3 "Minimoa" is a the famous 1930s German sailplane designed be the team of...
  15. jpot1

    FTFC20 Astron 40 designed by jpot1

    I stumbled across this on outerzone a while back while researching information to try an build an x-wing plane. This challenge is the perfect excuse to get me to get moving on it! I will be targeting C pack electronics and will probably shrink the size from about 40" shown in the picture below...
  16. Mr. Gandalf

    FTFC20 Guillows #303 Super Cub designed by Mr. Gandalf

    This is the first forum challenge I will have participated in and I am very excited to get started, but first here is some history of the balsa model! The balsa kit was pretty small with a wingspan of 24". Designed for rubber powered free flight, or control line with a glow engine, It was built...
  17. FoamyDM

    PRANDTL-D Foam Board Wing by FoamyDM

    This is Reserved for my Attempt to build a PRANDTL WIng as featured on an FTCC when they spoke with NASA engineer. The one that flies with *proverse* Yaw I looking into it here: http://www.amaflightschool.org/PRANDTL and https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/news/FactSheets/FS-106-AFRC.html...
  18. FoamyDM

    FTFC20 - Vought OS2U-3 "Kingfisher" by FoamyDM

    Inspiration: During Family Day Trip to Wilmington, NC with my Mother, Step-Father and Sons, we stopped in to U.S.S. North Carolina. a WWII Battleship. Something I had passed EVERY time I went to Wilmington over the years living in NC. As the morning was cloudy and a bit rainy, it was a perfect...