Category Archives: My Planes

The Papa Divine at dusk

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Baby Divine – 36″ scratch-built dual-tractor flying wing

The 36″ Baby Divine is a 60% scale version of the 60″ Papa Divine with a dual-tractor setup place of the Papa Divine’s pusher arrangement. The gear comes from my retired TwinBat. I’ve honestly lost track of what motors those … Continue reading

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Maiden flight of the Baby Divine

My newest scratch-build, the 36″ Baby Divine dual-tractor flying wing, finally took to the air today! en fl

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A flying day at High Park

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Maiden flight of the Har-T-Lar glider

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First flight of 2018

Temperatures finally climbed above freezing (barely) and I got in a quick flight with the Papa Divine before my freezing fingers drove me back inside.

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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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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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