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Papa Divine Mark III – 60″ scratch-built flying wing

My 60″ scratch-built flying wing, the Papa Divine Mark III. (The Mark II broke in half pulling out of a dive. The Mark I flew like a turd.) Papa’s built from four sheets of ReadiBoard (Dollar Tree Foamboard) covered with … Continue reading

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‘Green Bee’ – 3/4 scale Lazy Bee Clone

My scratch-built 75% Clancy Lazy Bee clone. 24gram 1700kV KEDA brushless 10A ESC EP 8043 propeller (2x)5gram servos 2-cell 850mAh LiPos Wingspan: 36″ AUW: 10 ounces The plane is built from Dollar Tree foamboard (Readi-Board) with the paper removed. The … Continue reading

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No Drama – 60″ fanfold glider

This is my 60″ fanfold glider, “No Drama.” It’s built from a single sheet of 1/4″ DOW fanfold foam. You’ll find the build thread here. Wingspan: 60″ AUW: 247 grams / 8.7 oz Current setup: 3000 kV KEDA outrunner 12A … Continue reading

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ECX AMP Monster Truck

I’m mostly a plane guy but sometimes, when it’s too windy to fly, I’ll occasionally hit the dirt with my ECX AMP. Upgrades, thus far: GoolRC S3660 3300KV Brushless Motor GoolRC 3650 3900KV Brushless Motor GoolRC waterproof 60A Brushless ESC … Continue reading

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The Bippa scratch-built biplane

The Bippa, is roughly based on Flite Test’s Baby Blender, although the construction method, airfoil and empennage are entirely my own. The Bippa gets her name from her pilot, Peppa Pig. Each wing is created from a single sheet of … Continue reading

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Kung Fu

Here’s my Kung Fu, design by Thomas B. of RC Groups. It has a 28″ wingspan and weighs 250 grams / 8.8 ounces with an 850mAh LiPo. It’s a little rocket ship and will go vertical forever on less than full … Continue reading

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M27 flying wing

Here is my scratch-built M27 flying wing. It has a 35″ wingspan, and is basically a complete rebuild of my M226 wing, which never met my expectations. I decided to apply some of the lessons learned from my Papa Divine wing … Continue reading

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Double Down – scratch built conjoined flying wing

Here is my scratch-built plane, the Double Down. It was inspired by a photo I saw online of two flying wings, one 60% the size of the other, placed nose-to-tail. My eyes misread it as one plane. Later, I decided … Continue reading

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Stevens Aero SkyBuggy 300

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FT Sparrow

Here’s my FliteTest Sparrow, built as a project with my granddaughter. This was my first Flite Test build, and I used one of their speed build kits, rather than cut everything out myself. Setup: 3000 kV KEDA outrunner 12A Turnigy … Continue reading

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StevensAero SkyBoy 600

My StevensAero SkyBoy 600, in ivory and dark red AeroFILM. Setup: Emax BL2815/09 1000kv Outrunner Motor (3.9 oz – 450 watt) Sky Power 45A ESC with Linear BEC 2200mAh 3-cell – 2700mAh 4-cell LiPos (2x) Power Up AS315MG 17g metal … Continue reading

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Estes protoN

Man, I thought the protoX was small (and it is!) but the new Estes protoN is super-small. Even if you include the propellers it’s only slightly bigger than a U.S. quarter. I picked mine up at HobbyTown USA.

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