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    Help! Mighty Mini PBY

    Since I the thread for the PBY Catalina has not been active, I am posting this here. My issue is that I don’t understand where the formers go and how the tower comes together. Also, how does the hatch assemble? If anyone has built this plane or thinks they can help, please do! . Side question...
  2. FoamyDM

    FTFC19 - April Showers by FoamyDM, Savoia Marchetti S55X (Porco Rosso)

    For the FTFC19 April Showers Challenge I will submit one From Scratch build that is in my idea folder: Savioa Marchetti, SM-55 depicted in Porco Rosso This was a real plane. First as a military vehicle then turned into a commercial endeavor. This has been done in Balsa Before, and as part of...
  3. FoamyDM

    Spruce Gosling by FoamyDM

    THE BLOODY GOOSE IS DESIGNED! After scaling it to 3" blades with the intent of quick and easy build, I realize the bloody build style doesn't allow for boat plane building... I kept on anyway. This "tiny" plane is enormous. at this scale it is still a 52" wingspan, 35" long and 4 boards, way...
  4. FoamyDM

    FTFC'18 WWII - Ushakov LPL Flying Submarine by FoamyDM

    While rolling down the Soviet/Russian concept plane rabbit hole, I found this beauty. Ushakov LPL Flying Sub Statistics: Crew, man. 3 Takeoff mass, kg 15,000 Flight speed, UZ (km/h) 100 (~200) Flying range, km 800 Ceiling, m 2 500 Quantity and the type of aircraft engines 3 x AM-34 Power...
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    DTFB FLOATS!!!

    My buddy has an eFlite Apprentice with the float set and it's just awesome, so I found some DIY floats and slapped them on a FT Storch and we both headed to the lake. The sad little floats I made worked but not well and I wanted a better experience with the DTFB price tag. Here's a quick video...