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simple storch

  1. J

    Hi all, attempting third build as an FT Simple Storch, Have some questions.

    Hi All, first post here. Self assessing I would like to believe i am at the higher end of the novice spectrum and I can fly a Nano Talon without gyro quite well. I really enjoy slow flyers so I bought a Simple Storch, I am planning Flaperons and Fixed but removable Leading edge slats. I...
  2. W

    Need help with GR-18 and MZ-12

    Hello, I purchased the combination TX/RX, and i found that i could not use the GR-18 for fixed wing aircraft. no documentation helped, and everything I experimented with was unhelpful. At one point I managed to make my motor turn on with the pitch control by accident. I was wondering if there...
  3. C

    Help Please: FT Simple Storch Speed Build Kit markings missing...

    Hello, I am attempting my first FT Speed Build kit, the Simple Storch. I am at the point of making the box spar, following along with the speed build video on YouTube. However, there are no "light blue markings" to indicate where to place the paint stick or what length to cut it to (in fact...
  4. mesolost

    FT Simple Storch OMG I'm in love

    OMG! I'm SO in love. ^_^ I'm SEVERELY limited in materials as I begin my journey into the skies so here's what I complete f'd up. The landing gear is made with coat hangars. The wheels are cut and shaped from some solid foam blocks they used to keep the parts of commercial equipment from...
  5. jaskoller

    Simple Storch Wing not flat on Bottom

    Building my Simple Storch Wing tonight and I messed up. The bottom of my wing is not flat, it curves up at the last grove before the leading edge. I have built the bloody wonder, the Simple Soarer, a blunt nose Versa, and a Spit and never had an issue until tonight. Should I scrap the wing...
  6. P

    Need help: Major n00b doing first build!

    Hi! Sorry if there's any silly questions. Also sorry if this is in the wrong section. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Anyway, I'm going to be building my first model. I'm brand new to electric flying, I have a fantastic area near me that I want to fly in (my gas plane is too noisy). I...
  7. joker24458

    Swappables landing gear wire thickness?

    Hey guys, First off, I'm fairly new to the FliteTest Forum although I have been closely following FliteTest for 2 years and am on the site almost every day. I've scratch built many different planes, many of them FliteTest designs, but 99% of them without landing gear. I'm also about to scratch...
  8. T

    Help a Newbie Understand First Crash

    Hey gang. I had my first crash over the weekend, and it was entirely my fault. Footage of the crash from a mobius on the underside of the Storch is here: What I observed happening at the time was a pop while starting a turn and bank to the right, then I completely lost control of the plane...
  9. PlaneAddicted

    Simple Storch Aerotow

    Challenge: Setup the Simple Storch for aerotow I would love to see the Simple Storch set up to aerotow the Ka-8 and simple soarer sailplanes. I have a ParkZone SportCub which works ok for aerotowing my Ka-8 but it is a little underpowered. I don't want to change the power system on my Sport Cub...
  10. PlaneAddicted

    Simple Storch Aerotow Ka-8 sailplane

    Challenge: Setup the Simple Storch for aerotow the Ka-8 I would love to see the Simple Storch set up to aerotow the Ka-8 sailplane. I have a ParkZone SportCub which works ok for aerotowing the Ka-8 but it is a little underpowered. I am thinking that the Simple Storch could be setup as a very...
  11. H

    Design own decals

    I tried finding a suitable sub-forum for this, and I figured this is the best place to post this question. I'm looking at painting my FT Simple Storch in scale-friendly colors, specifically this: http://gasketstogo.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/4704.jpg...