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scratch build

  1. Minton

    First Scratch Build

    About a month and a half ago I ordered the FT Trainer kit along with everything else I needed to get started with RC aircraft. I had such a blast with it that I decided to try and design and build my very own plane. I'm new to flying planes but had previously modeled an RC plane for my school's...
  2. ramarao

    RC Sea Plane Build with Depron

    This is my new scratch build RC sea plane with 12mm depron. Electronics: A2212 - 2200KV BLDC Brushless Motor 30A esc 6x4.5 bullnose propeller 1300mah 3s battery 9g servos Total weight with battery:668g
  3. MLGSwagPilot

    My second attempt at building an RC Plane (Scratch-Built) (CRASHED!!!)

    Hey everyone! My name is Tommaso, I live in Italy and this is my first post on the FT Forum: I wanted to share with you guys my experience in building and flying my second scratch built rc plane. Around summer '20 I decided to start building a RC plane: at first, I wanted to make a 1m wingspan...
  4. 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...
  5. Beaver5150

    Scratch Built Front-steering Tricopter: The Stinger

    I'm new here, but Ive been on other forums and in the hobby for over 10 years. This is my 3rd Multi-rotor build in a few months, each one morphing into the next. This one isn't pure scratch, but made from an Eachine tilt rotor 180 frame and parts of a wrecked MSH Mini Protos 450 heli and are...
  6. zdsweet

    Taking Our Plane for a Walk - Scratch Built STOL Project

    I'll let the video do the bulk of the talking - but here's our take on proof that you don't have to build something aesthetically pleasing or even perfect to an aero engineer's standards to get it to fly well. 😁 In this case, we built a crazy light STOL plane and went and walked it on a...
  7. ergomir

    JF-17 Thunder Scratchbuild and Elevons use...

    Hi to all the FT community !!! Few years ago i made this JF-17 Thunder, (kind of, semi scale) and i upload an article to the site, (You can find it in the article section) but soon after that y give it as a present to a friend for his birthday. Nowdays he doesn´t fly anymore and offer me the...
  8. ramarao

    GEOBAT Rc Plane Build

    Hi all This is My latest build Geobat RC Plane Build with 5mm Depron Electronics: 2200kv motor 30A esc 6inch propeller 1300mah 3s lipo
  9. MiniacRC

    Plane MiniacRC Mighty Mini P-51B/C Mustang Free Plans 1.0

    MINIACRC MIGHTY MINI P-51B/C MUSTANG FREE PLANS AND BUILD GUIDE For a flight video and more details about this build, please visit the official release thread for the design: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/miniacrc-mighty-mini-p-51b-c-mustang-free-plans.67718/ Cheers!
  10. MiniacRC

    MiniacRC Mighty Mini P-51B/C Mustang FREE PLANS

    MINIACRC MIGHTY MINI P51B/C MUSTANG BUILD About six years ago, the build video of the original FliteTest Mighty Mini P-51D Mustang was released on Youtube as part of a challenge between Josh Bixler and Peter Sripol: how fast can you go with one sheet of foamboard? Among other influences from...
  11. ramarao

    Delta plane using low density foam(EPS foam)

    Hi this delta plane build using low density Thermcoal(EPS Foam)with butter paper lamination
  12. floatyflyer

    FT Mustang Build

    Just finished scratch building this mustang from DTFB and tried painting foam board for the first time! I just applied spray paint straight on the foam board and hand cut the vinyl decals. I’m very happy with how it turned out! The vinyl doesn’t seem to stick great on the paint but it hasn’t...
  13. All the parts cut from regular white foam board

    All the parts cut from regular white foam board

  14. Fuselage starting to come together

    Fuselage starting to come together

  15. Maxx

    FT Explorer 60%

    Allo everyone ! I started the build of a FT Explorer 60%. I ordered the Motor,ESC,servos and propellers of a Zohd drift glider .
  16. Maxx

    No printer? No problem...

    Allo everyone ! If like me you don't have a printer and I like building Flite Test planes . Here is how I do it :) First I go on the PDF plan I choose . Here I'm making a FT Explorer 50%. Next I make myself a ruler with the scale ruler on the plan . Next I take measurements ,and calculate the...
  17. ergomir

    C-27J Spartan _ Scratchbuild

    Hi guys/gals: I want to show you this plane i made from Scratch, a C-27J Spartan, i hope you like it and find the step by step interesting. Here is the first flight: But before i get to that, this was the process: The plane was made with a full cargo deck free of any obstacle in mind, so...
  18. Niez13

    13th Squadron Mini A6M Zero

    Free plans and information at 13thsquadron.com Check out our Facebook group: 13th Squadron The 13th Squadron Mini Zero is an extremely versatile aircraft capable of flying fast, slow, turning and burning, or for cruising around on a calm evening. You can take it anywhere because it has a 30"...
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