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  1. utnuc

    SAM Splint Trainer

    I was on shift in the ER the other day, looking for inspiration when EMS brought me a patient. 35 year old guy who'd broken his leg when he fell off a ladder. EMS had immobilized the fracture with a SAM Splint. After my assessment, the splint was removed and the tech picked it and started to...
  2. nOtyRmOm

    Help me please

    For a project in school i am building a plane, and have gone threw 16 renditions and none of them work, their either to nose heavy, too tail heavy, arent stable crash on its maiden flight unexpectantly. Please give me plans or ideas.
  3. L

    How do you begin designing a new aircraft from scratch?

    Hello all, this summer I have big plans to convert a couple of planes to a flitetest style of build. I'd like to begin with an Airbus A400M. However, I'm not sure how to go about getting things like the wings built, both close to scale in look but also in function. I've tried using images in...
  4. Noodles

    Hustler Jr.'s

    This is a project me and trains1213_yt have been working on. We're calling these half scale jets "Hustler Jr.'s", they are going to be prop or EDF powered. If you want to see more of what this amazing jets can do I'll leave a link. These are going to made of FT foam and have wood for strength in...
  5. Power_Broker

    Arduino Scratch Build - "Screamin' Seagull II"

    Welcome to my build log for my next Arduino controlled RC scratch built airplane! Much of this project is going to be based off of work (especially in terms of software) found in my previous build log here. After my *very* successful test flight with my last Arduino plane, I've decided to...
  6. 7926C735-29A3-4394-B0DE-7AD6ECC3802D.MOV

    7926C735-29A3-4394-B0DE-7AD6ECC3802D.MOV

    Maiden Flight.
  7. arovillard

    TTP-1: Single sheet Combat wing

    Maiden flight: I've spent some time designing a wing that was really cheap to build, very strong, very stable and capable of flying slow, perfect for wing combat!. The motivation came from having a lot of friend transitioning from flying quads to wings, so they can do it pretty well, but they...
  8. Simple cub

    Simple cub

    Simple cub, scratch build
  9. Simple cub

    Simple cub

    Simple cub
  10. Bando FPV

    Swappable Lockheed Vega Scratch Build!!!

    Hey guys! I've been working on my first Foam Board Design the Lockheed Vega. I was looking around on Wikipedia searching for different planes to design that I haven't seen anyone else do before. I then came to Lockheed Vega. The name sounded familiar so I started researching. I later found out...
  11. mschultz99

    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...
  12. E

    First build complete

    Hello everyone. I’m just getting into RC planes and built myself a FT Tiny Trainer. I think she looks pretty acceptable for a newbi build. Hopefully she flies well too. Hope to do that in the next couple of days. Thanks so much for the Flite Test guys for putting out this information and making...
  13. sms021

    Hovercraft Time? Plans and photos

    So I recently found Peter’s hover craft video and downloaded the PDF to find it quite sparse and lacking details. I believe the plan was just a starting point to help people understand the concept, but I was hoping for something a little more detailed. So I made some, full size PDF plans...
  14. Snarls

    Scratch Built ROV V2

    Its time for version 2 of the scratch build ROV. The last design worked on land, but not in the water...which is unfortunate for a vehicle designed to work under water. Despite this fail with version 1, there was a lot that I learned about ROV design that I can apply to version 2. The main goals...
  15. JTarmstr

    2019 Fantasy Aircraft Design & Build Challenge! CoD Infinite Warfare Jackal Space fighter

    Hey guys. this is my entry for the fantasy aircraft design challenge. The Jackal was a air/space superiority fighter in the Call of Duty Infinite warfare universe. Developed by India's space program. The Jackal became the primary fighter for SATO. Capable of combat in space and atmosphere, and...
  16. A

    Piper J3 Cub scratch build

    I started building a 100cm wing span j3 cub based on FT simple cub plans but modified . I used HK 5mm modeling foam (similar to depron) , recycled polystyrene sheets, some balsa wood, 3mm plywood, kraft paper (brown) , as main building materiel. I mainly used polyurethane glue to bond things...
  17. AeroEngineer20

    1:21 Scale Boeing B-29 Foam Board Build

    Hello all! A while ago, I built a 44" B-29 using Emax 1806 motors with 5x4 props on it. I was a more inexperienced builder and pilot at the time, so I didn't design the spar to be sturdy enough for its speed and wing loading. However, I crashed due to losing orientation long before the spar...
  18. N

    3D Printed Boeing Secret Stealth *PROJECT*

    This is my most ambitious project yet... I have had a 3D printer for about a year and a half and have had many attempts to create a 3D printable aircraft with little success to date. UNTILL NOW. I have been working on this model for a little over a week and it is to a point now where I am...
  19. Rplaine1

    1s Damage Resistant Wooden Cub (finished project)

    A little while back I had the idea to turn a crashed T-28 S into a new plane. The T-28 was turned into packing foam after meeting with a brick wall. So I stripped the electrics and bought a new gear box (old one was in 3 peices) I soon decided on a damage resistant cub. Easy to build from...
  20. Chuppster

    The scratch-built twin-EDF CH-F14

    The F-14 has some of my favorite curves of any jet, and I would love to scratch build one out of foam. So, I'm here to begin my efforts! I'm still in the process of drawing the plans and I am totally looking for any advice anyone has. This is also my first build without anyone's plans to hold...