Sub-Forums : Aircraft - General

The aerial photography forum contains information on how to do AP using RC models.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
29,883
528,779
57

A place for scratch builders and kit builders to share build logs, building techniques, problems, plans and their own designs.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
3,157
97,515
118

Discussion of RC model building techniques, including scratchbuilding, kits, plans, and related tools, machining, etc.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
12,488
148,539
80
by Lufo
Today 06:34 PM

Discussions and help on designing with the help of CAD programs. Choice of program, techniques, tutorials, 2D and 3D, CNC, laser cutting.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
1,578
27,332
10
Yesterday 04:03 AM

Combat RC planes, designs and related discussion, including combat safety and combat strategies.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
679
7,444
0

Discuss composite fabrication, laminates, core cutting, vacuum bagging, moulds etc.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
4,666
64,127
33

Forum for discussion of crashes, including crash analysis and repairs. Pictures or video encouraged.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
1,480
14,416
2

Electronics projects for the modeler to build for themselves, such as brushed and brushless motor controllers, BECs (linear and non-linear), chargers, protection circuits, mixers, etc.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
8,900
156,735
67

Retractable or fixed gear, Bomb drops, Mechanisms, and other flight accessories

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
858
5,440
0
Feb 22, 2020 10:42 AM

Discuss laser cutters and their uses in the RC world.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
130
2,133
5

Physics, Aerodynamics, Engineering, Circuitry, and other scientific discussions.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
4,207
76,433
20
by Kmot
Feb 22, 2020 05:55 PM

RC lights, applications and related topics.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
950
10,493
11

Share your painting and finishing techniques and tips: sanding, painting, covering, applying decals, etc - all aspects of model finishing.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
1,740
11,156
14
by ARUP
Yesterday 07:00 PM

Discussion of RC transmitters, receivers, servos, programming of computer radio, etc.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
46,501
1,158,252
532
by jiggiba
Today 07:50 PM

Scale drawings and three views of full sized aircraft, plus aircraft engines, equipment, cockpits, machine guns, bombs and etc. No model A/C plans allowed.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
1,269
6,513
7
Feb 18, 2020 05:47 AM

Flight simulator discussions involving learning to fly with the aid of a computer program.

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
8,885
86,070
23

Spad is the simple concept of offering free plans and ideas for designing very cheap, great flying RC airplanes made from Coroplast, gutterpipe, aluminum, or anything else we can find that works!

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
796
8,337
2
Jan 21, 2020 11:12 PM

Share your RC airplane images with the world!

Threads:
Posts:
Viewing:
24,858
33,934
8
Feb 20, 2020 08:28 AM