Category Archives: R/C Planes

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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Re-building the Papa Divine (again)

After my beloved flying wing – the Papa Divine – snapped its main spar pulling out of a dive, I had no choice but to build another one. And away we go! Let’s start by picking over the corpse of … Continue reading

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A nice thermal ride

We’ve had a run of unreasonably calm days here but I haven’t gotten to fly as much as I’d have liked. Today, though, I took my No Drama glider down to a nearby schoolyard and put her up there. Some … 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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Maiden flight of the Green Bee

The ‘paint job’ isn’t finished, nor are the battery compartment and internal layout, but we’ve established that she will fly.

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First images from onboard the No Drama glider

Some images from onboard my 60″ No Drama glider.

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No Drama 60″ glider, doing some gliding.

The ‘No Drama’ glider.

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No Drama glider – second maiden

There are still some issues to sort out, but she’s definitely got the makings of a really nice flyer.  No

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The Tiny Glider maidens!

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A scratch-built flying day

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A beautiful day to fly.

My mechanic performs the essential preflight inspection. First into the air, my DTF Mugi Evo. Next, the Skyboy gets airborne. 

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River Run

Beautiful weather called for some flying.

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