Category Archives: Flying Wings

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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Nose scoops for the Papa Divine

Things get a bit warm inside the Papa Divine’s electronics and battery bay, so I’ve added a pair of air scoops – one on each side of the camera mount – to hopefully force some cooling air over everything.

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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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Mississippi Kites

Before today, I didn’t even know that Mississippi Kites existed, let alone that they harbor a burning hatred of flying wings.  

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M27 at night

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A scratch-built flying day

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Well, that could have gone better

The maiden flight crash of my 10′ scratch-built wing.

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River Run

Beautiful weather called for some flying.

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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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Foggy day flying

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Papa Divine – night flying

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Fall Colors – onboard the Papa Divine flying wing

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