Category Archives: Scratch Built

Verrückt – 10 foot flying wing, build thread

The Verrückt – a 10-foot wide flying wing. Surely that’s crazy, right? Probably, but I’ve got nothing to lose by trying (other than time and money.) So … here we go. Planned setup: 120 gram 1000kV Dynam brushless motor (Dynam … Continue reading

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Bippa biplane – late afternoon flight.

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Papa Divine – night flying

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Bippa bipe – late afternoon flight

For a while, I despaired of ever getting this plane up in the air, but it seems I’ve finally gotten most of the kinks worked out!

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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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Fall Colors – onboard the Papa Divine flying wing

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The Bippa is back in the air

After so minor-to-major mishaps, Peppa Pig returns to the air.

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Papa Divine – Night Flight (video)

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RC Dragon – build thread

I wanted to make something a little different. Well, a little more different. I built a FliteTest Sparrow as a project with my granddaughter, but I was never really happy with how it came out or how it flew. So … Continue reading

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Onboard the Double Down

All footage shot with my RunCam 2.

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Bippa Bipe build

Everything starts with something else. This build started with this li’l pig, who I thought looked like a perfect pilot. I didn’t recognize her, but my granddaughter subsequently informed me that she is Peppa Pig, and quite well known.Peppa’s plane, … Continue reading

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Second flights with the Kung Fu

After a somewhat shaky maiden flight, I got my new plane, the Kung Fu, trimmed out and balanced pretty well for a second series of flights.

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