Category Archives: R/C Planes

Maiden flight of the Kung Fu

The somewhat shaky first flights of my Kung Fu.

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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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Kung Fu build thread

Just when I needed a new plane to build, I ran into the “Kung Fu” by Thomas B. over on RC Groups. He kindly sent me the plans so I could try to build one of my own. Here we … Continue reading

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Maiden flight of my M27 flying wing

Here’s the first time my M27 flying wing took to the air.

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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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Onboard the Double Down – video

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Onboard the Papa Divine 60″ flying wing

 

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Papa Divine MkII – night maiden video

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Papa Divine 60″ megawing (MkII)

My 60″ scratch-built flying wing, the Papa Divine. Papa’s built from four sheets of ReadiBoard (Dollar Tree Foamboard) covered with Dollar Tree celophane gift wrap and decorated with colored packing tape. AUW – 682 grams / 24 ounces. Wing loading … Continue reading

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Maiden flight of the 60″ Papa Divine MkII

Once I got my original Papa Divine wing flying pretty well, I tore the whole thing apart and rebuilt it from scratch with a different, thinner airfoil. This is the first flight of the new wing, made in moderate (12-18MPH) … Continue reading

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Onboard the Double Down

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Maiden flights (and crashes) of my scratch built megawing

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