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maiden flight

  1. BSquared18

    Flite-Test "Flyer" Maiden Flight and Discussion

    Hi, I recently had my first flights with a Flyer I built. In case you're interested: The YouTube Video is at: Maiden Flight of a Customized Flite-Test "Flyer" RC Airplane. The flights themselves begin at 4 min. 30 seconds. The rest is introductory stuff intended mainly for hobbyists such as...
  2. L

    New Guy with Tiny Trainer Flight Issues

    Good Day All, I have been interested in model aviation for over 40 years. As a kid I built models but could not afford the radios and servos so never flew anything I built. This past winter I purchase a Hobby Zone Champ and learned to fly it pretty well. I think decided to build the Tiny...
  3. H

    Maiden Flight - FT Old Speedster

    A short video of my Maiden flight for my FT Old Speedster. My first "foamy" as well Man this thing flies great. Nice and slow and very controlled. Well done FliteTest! Keep em coming. Camper
  4. M

    Scratch Built Carbon Fiber 360 Video Camera Platform

    Maiden flight of our beta carbon fiber prototype. It is a flying 360 video camera platform. After 13 months of development, I am proud to say the design is patent-pending & I hope to make it available soon. 360 video will be posted soon. Many thanks to Darkback2 from this wonderful forum...
  5. X

    Cessna 180 fail maiden flight

    I failed because I had the balance point set wrong , I fixed it since and this build is awesome. For a good laugh at a noob Here's the link -->> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufuWktwBzIc&feature=youtu.be
  6. G

    Testing Explorer before maiden flight

    I have just about finished the FT Explorer -- my first RC build ever -- and am looking forward to taking it to the RC park for its maiden flight (and mine). Before I do, I'd like to know whether there's anything I can do to make sure there are no aerodynamic surprises before launching it. In...
  7. E

    I maidened my first R/C plane in 10+ years yesterday!

    See that smile!!! FT Explorer, with Powerpack B. I can't believe how easy that was, flew like a dream!
  8. Croom

    Maiden Flight, Epic Crash (Post your maidens 2?)

    I recently noticed that the 'Show us your maidens' thread was a bit full.. Feel free to post any maiden flight of yours to this thread! This video of my scratch built maiden was pretty catastrophic... as in, wing failure and skydive ;). Enjoy! Notes on plane: it was a bad design in the first...
  9. T

    figuring it out

    So, quite some time ago I bought myself a hobbyzone champ. very easy and fun flying micro. But soon enough, you grow out of it. because my birthday would be soon and I had some money saved up, I wanted to build my own plane. I started to buy some parts and things. As I wanted to be wise, I...
  10. mikewings

    FT Simple STORCH - Maiden Flight

    My first FB build and flight of the FT Simple Storch.. I really love the way it flies.. Short Video only.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr7iUjN1DdA Mike Willey Oakland, Maine
  11. Croom

    FT Mustang Maiden Flight

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-EMxXMNmYQ&list=UUot5Q3Aw3oIE7uqcVSLnyFA My scratch built FT mustang. Youtube channel: www.youtube.com/croom248
  12. Mik3

    Maiden flight with my first ever R/C Plane

    Hey guys, my name's Mike and I'm an addict. A couple of days ago I posted on this forum (http://forum.flitetest.com/showthread.php?7765-Looking-to-get-into-R-C-planes-on-a-budget) and had some really helpful advice from some friendly people. Well I picked up my first ever R/C plane and took it...