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  1. P

    How to Calculate Wing Size for Plane Weight

    Does anybody know of a good method for calculating the wing size (wingspan / area) needed for a planes overall weight. Is there a simple formula that can be used to work this out? Google'd a few sites but they seem to either contradict each other or explain it in a way even a NASA engineer would...
  2. Merck

    Printing plans on other size paper

    I am lucky enough to have a printer that can handle 11x17 paper and wanted to use this medium. The FT plans are the full scale or designed for 8.5 x 11. This is great, but it would be nice to be able to re-size it. I tried printing from Adobe Acrobat in poster mode, but it didn't line up...
  3. R

    Episode Request: Choosing A Motor/Prop Combo

    Hey Guys! I know you guys did an episode on choosing props, and did a power test set-up. But I'm still new to electric power, and am getting confused by all the numbers on motors, which don't seem to translate from one manufacturer to another (Not all companies list what a 370 or 425...
  4. mad_milchmann

    Foamboard (& other scratchbuild stuff) in Germany - Information repository

    Hi there, since it's much harder to get Foamboard in Germany and they usually sell it in different sizes and qualities than in the USA you need some additional Informations if you want to make some of the awesome FT Scratchbuilds yourself. There are a few threads on this already but the...
  5. mmeyer

    Various prop and battery size reccomendations

    I was wondering what some good sizes for props would be which i can use on a range of different planes. I would like to be able to swap different props in and out depending on what i want and i was wondering what some common sizes would be to purchase. I would also like to have a range of...
  6. A

    Cloverleaf Antenna size

    Hi all :) As my first thread in the forum (probably in the wrong place too...and there is probably already an answer to my question), I want to ask about Cloverleaf Antenna's. Now I understand why to use Cloverleafs, clockwise and anti-clockwise builds, but I want to really ask about size...