Sub-Forums : Aircraft - General

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

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Yesterday 08:29 PM

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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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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Aug 10, 2020 06:45 PM

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

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by balesse
Jul 31, 2020 12:56 PM

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

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by tspeer
Yesterday 07:40 PM

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

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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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by auturgy
Yesterday 11:18 PM

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

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Discuss laser cutters and their uses in the RC world.

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by pjf610
Aug 10, 2020 03:45 PM

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

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Yesterday 09:48 PM

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

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RC lights, applications and related topics.

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by mybad
Yesterday 06:30 AM

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

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by jp747
Aug 11, 2020 01:13 AM

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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Aug 06, 2020 04:15 PM

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

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by G.wayne
Today 12:02 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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by zbjanik
Jul 09, 2020 04:23 AM

Share your RC airplane images with the world!

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by reconen
Aug 09, 2020 01:53 PM