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    Resto-Mod Project HK Cessna 182 1500mm to STOL airplane - Log

    This is a progress log of my project to recycle and old Rc plane and turn it into a sort of fantasy STOL airplane. Inspired by the huge amounts of nice bush planes available on the market lately I wanted one of my own. I wanted mine to be different and also thrifty! I was originally going to...
  2. Pigfarm1403

    Anybody up for a big project Flite Fest East 2018?

    At Flite Fest East 2017 I brought an 8ft wingspan Lancaster bomber to fly at the event. Although it was a lot of fun I did not get the satisfaction of working with a group of people. I have four escs, four b pack motors, lots of battery's, a cnc machine, and a 3D printer. Is anybody interested...
  3. Pigfarm1403

    Flite Fest East 2018 Large Project. Anybody interested?

    At Flite Fest East 2017 I brought an 8ft wingspan Lancaster bomber to fly at the event. Although it was a lot of fun I did not get the satisfaction of working with a group of people. I have four escs, four b pack motors, lots of battery's, and a 3D printer. Is anybody interested in building a...
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    Project and Intro

    Hello, First off I would like to introduce myself. I am Jaxon, I live in Ohio and I have experience with drones but, I am new to building my own aircraft. I plan on designing and building one in the near future. I take several college classes even though I am a Junior in High School. I have a...
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    Big inspiration with Big plans

    i recently went to kissemmee airfield and got inspired by an image of their plane "Precious Metal" only to learn an unfortunate event resulting in it now being a charity thing so i want to build an rc of their craft. and donate it to the members their since afew do fly rc's...
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    Hello I tried this earlier but no one seemed to be interested but I wanna try one more time. I have had this idea for a while to try and build more of the swappable jets and i figured since there are three letters of the phonetic alphabet for the first 3 jets (alpha, bravo, charlie), why not...
  7. travelerdawg

    CPE Senior Design Project 2016

    Hello everyone, I am a senior Computer Engineer at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. I have been approved by my professor to present a project to the class and university for consideration. This project involves developing a camera base with the capabilities of tracking a race drone...
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    An idea for an exciting project and/or challenge

    Hello to all, my name is Jeffery! Inspired by this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4q1BQG8Vm1A I came up with a simple idea for a challenge:•The competitors build drones and or planes •They switch up builds and whoever can do the most damage to the other's aircraft wins Clearly it may...
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    DIY Multirotor Recovery Parachute System Build [WIP]

    Hello there Pilots! Introduction First things first, I just registered myself to the forum and therefore am not sure if this is the right Forum to post this. Please correct me! So, I just started building myself a 450 sized quadcopter. The quad will be used to do some homebrew aerial...
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    MultiRotor project, please help!

    Hi, I'm a complete newbie in the world of multirotors and relatively uninitiated in the RC world. However, i am doing a project at college that requires me to build and fly a drone as a platform for something relatively heavy. I know you are all going to suggest i start off with something less...
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    Doubts about almost everything

    Hi,:) my name is Adrià Cabeza, I'm from Spain, and probably I'm the newest member of this forum, so I'm a little bit lost. I'm sixteen years old and in Catalonia(where I live) there's a kinda final project for every student that means the 40 % of the final marks so it's very important... and my...
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    Aircraft to use in university project

    Hey everyone! I'm just at the beginning of a university project where we're going to be testing some equipment on the ground, measured from a UAV. We're still not sure what platform to use, so I'm now investigating the possibility of using a fix-wing (instead of multirotor). Anyway, I would...
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    Planes with dihedral , Is possible place ailerons ?

    Hello Flite Test friends, I´am great fan yours. I already did the fantastic old fogey project and I really enjoy it !. Now my next one will be the mini series "Old Speedster" . But When I built the old fogey I had a doubt, : What would happen if I place ailerons in planes that has dihedral...
  14. Snarls

    rctestflight flying sled

    I'm home from college for the weekend and here in Massachusetts there is over 3 feet of snow on the ground and more than 4 in some areas. Instead of risking a white foam board FT plane or my quad at a field, I decided to build something to navigate the snowy jungle of my neighborhood. I had seen...
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    UAV for conservation of Painted Dogs (College Senior Design Project)

    Hey fellow pilots! So for my college senior design project, my team has been assigned to build a UAV for tracking painted dogs in Zimbabwe. The purpose is to increase the range of the tracking antenna by redesigning the antenna and collar, which will be done by a team of electrical, computer...
  16. jlmartin

    I don't know who else would like to build this

    I am offering a bit of a challenge for everyone including myself. I would like to see the bat wing from the animated series and not the new one either the older one i think from the 90's see pic for reference please I am having a little bit of a tough time thinking of what kind of engine to use...
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    T-Shirt project for all DLG nuts in here :)

    Hayah! Thank's to David's amazing skills presented in his old video and FliteTest videos, i got so hooked up on DLG now... Yesterday i created something that will probably end up on a t-shirt :D Feel free to download this and use it http://www.krysiak.biz/2014/06/my-new-passion/
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    Payload delivery with time opening bomb

    I've got a concept for a bomb dropped from a plane that opens after a specific time, dropping it's contents. My original idea was to use it to drop dry dog food from my AXN floater, as the area I go to has quite a few people walking there dogs, who all stop and watch my plane (it's very tempting...
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    Swappable F-35 Parkjet

    I am new to the FliteTest forum, and I have enjoyed every swappable and scratch build video these guys have put out. It inspired me to get back into flying. I am a rookie at best, so I have enjoyed all the info, article and video here. I have been building planes like crazy. I love the swappable...
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    New Project?

    I think it would be really cool if you made a flying bottle! Can be really basic, plane or heli, but make it work! Anyone else want this?