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  1. CarboardKings

    CEREAL BOX RACERS

    Fun with cardboard in Bangkok. Hoping to fly these very soon.
  2. F

    Custom Build... Thing. Need Advice

    So in preparation for an architecture internship I resolved to learn a few new programs. Instead of practicing modeling houses which is insaely easy, I modeled this thing. I actually discovered Flite test randomly letting YouTube play in the background while I did this. Now that I put in all...
  3. H

    Building my first Tricopter - Advice and tips appreciated! Current list of items

    Hello! I am looking forward building my first tricopter that i can be proud of! Any advice and tips are welcome! I am pretty new to this kind of stuff but I'm willing to learn and hopefully make quality work! Still looking around and trying to find right parts for my build, so I'm turning here...
  4. RichardFS

    New To RC Hobby & Scratch Building Assistance

    Hello! I have enjoyed FT for almost two years now, but haven't really gotten into the hobby myself until recently. I built a styrofoam glider about a year ago and I have been wanting to build an actual flying RC plane using its design (the styrofoam one I have now flies great but doesn't go very...
  5. K

    Carbon bush plane design and build

    Hey guys! Currently working on the design for a carbon fibre build. I love super cubs and bush planes, so its going to based around a cub. But not exactly scale. I'm looking to go full on STOL custom design. Going to be spending most of the time working in CAD until the design is finalized...
  6. R

    Plans To Use Delta Ray Electronics

    Hi I’m new to the site and hobby. Been flying for about a year now and LOVVEE it. I have a Super cub, SBach mini, old gaser that looks like the nexstar (.46 engine), nieutport and a delta ray. They have all taken a beating. :) Now may question is does anyone know of any plans that i...
  7. N

    HELP NEEDED!! Calling all PROGRAMMERS, ENGINEERS, and any HOBBYIST Who Scratch Builds

    Hello Flite Test Forum! And mods. Really sorry if this is the wrong spot! Looked like the best area in my opinion. Um, I'm new here so first off hello! My name is Trevor and I've been binge watching FliteTest videos for a few weeks now since I found the channel. I've always been a fan of...
  8. Snarls

    Scratch Build-Off - FPRC F6F Hellcat

    Most of my RC interests these days stem from multirotors, but my early days in the hobby involved planes. I have built and flown numerous foam board planes. Never have I done a detailed scale build. I have wanted to fly an F6F Hellcat for a while now as it is the plane my grandfather flew in...
  9. N

    Scratch build help

    I am trying to figure out the best way to go about making scratch builds similar to the way the gang at Test Flight do it. Currently i am attempting this in blender, however i realize there is no way to "un-fold" my project and receive dimensions for printing what is/are the best ways that you...
  10. Snarls

    DIY Mini Gimbal for Air and Ground Video

    Hey everyone, I thought I should share my build here to get some feedback and hopefully inspire others to build their own DIY equipment. I am currently working on a mini gimbal to compactly stabilize my GoPro Hero 2. The goal is to mount the gimbal on the end of an extendable pole to use for...
  11. SP0NZ

    Father & Son Flitesticks : Build Log

    Plans by hotwax - FB Flitestick Plans Graphics - FB Flitestick Graphics v1.0 Maiden flight on 8/15/15 - National Model Aviation Day Maiden Flight Video All ready for electronics Keegan built this one for his uncle Keegan and I are building a pair of FB Flitesticks (designed by...
  12. T

    Is this mini speedster Under Powered ??

    Hi All, I had build a mini speedster from scratch, build was fine, i can see that when i toss the plane it glides bit smooth. But not able to keep it up in air. I am using 2S 500maH, Emax 1806 2380Kv 5030 prop and 3.7g servos. What you guys flying with?
  13. T

    FT22- hand launch issue, whats worng ??

    FT22- hand launch issue, whats worng ?? - Got it finally Hi Guys, Please point out what am i doing wrong, pls see the video, http://youtu.be/qyOU9gQohEo ... I have exp with bixler2 and mini swift, but this kind of launch is new to me .. please help !! And also it got damaged a bit , how can...
  14. CptCrazyFingers

    What would you like to see as the new FT scratch build aircraft.

    Flite Test has designed so many great scratch built aircraft. I would love to see a new EDF jet. Maybe the FT-Sabre (F-86). What do you want to see as the next FT scratch build?
  15. T

    Ultra Micro Builds!

    This is the place to post all your ultra micro builds! Anything roughly smaller than 600mm wingspan.
  16. E

    Not CRAZY but simple trainer needs help

    Hey guys.. I built a little trainer to get my family and friends into the hobby. I have helped build several nutballs for people and I am getting complaints that they are too (floppy). So I threw this together. Triangle fuse 23" with 30" under camber dihedral wing. coupled with a Hobbyking Donky...
  17. S

    Build my first one - FT Versa Wing, but it doesn't fly. Advice needed.

    Hi Guys, First of all. This is a really great community. I read some of the threads and articles after watching almost every FT video (and hearing half of all podcasts). I really really like the idea, which is embodied by Flitetest. I am nearlly new to RC and flown only 2 or 3 times with a HK...
  18. RacerX

    Pitts style biplane scratch build.

    Winter is here! And the "here" is Ohio! Insert appropriate cuss word. I prefer flibbatteefloo. I started on this last Saturday morning. Drew up the plans a week before that and I finished the build last night. I really like the styling of the Pitts biplane, so I thought I'd try to make...
  19. raphino

    V-Tail Pusher Scratch Build 1200mm Wingspan 3mm Kapa-Board

    Hey Guys, In this Thread I'd like to share with you my latest project, the RST Hunter. This Design is a Pusher with a V-Tail to reduce the weight a little bit in the back section and I just wanted it to try out! I've allready made 2 Pusher Desings. The V2 was actually quite a success, but it...
  20. Raptortech

    60in Multi-bay Twin Motor Cargo Plane (and some FPV)

    Is is just me or have there been a lot of cargo plane's popping up recently? Anyways, here's another. I built this plane with a close friend last year. Flies great, and it lasted a very long time for DTFB plane. In fact, it's still in good shape, I just wanted the electronics so I...