Sub-Forums : Aircraft - General

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

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

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

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by S3NFO
Today 09:01 AM

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

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

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Dec 25, 2019 02:43 AM

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

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

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Jan 14, 2020 12:17 AM

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.

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

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Yesterday 06:17 PM

Discuss laser cutters and their uses in the RC world.

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Jan 15, 2020 02:19 PM

This forum is for organization, education and advocacy efforts to inform communities and lawmakers about the wonders and benefits of radio control model aircraft.

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

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RC lights, applications and related topics.

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Jan 21, 2020 08:37 PM

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

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by mdk879
Yesterday 04:58 PM

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

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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.

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

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by rickp
Today 10:51 AM

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!

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Jan 21, 2020 11:12 PM

Share your RC airplane images with the world!

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by Dorme
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