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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Today 05:21 PM

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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Dec 02, 2020 10:49 PM

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

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

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by Cosy84
Yesterday 07:16 PM

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

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by vladG
Nov 16, 2020 02:42 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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by J40
Nov 27, 2020 11:07 PM

Discuss laser cutters and their uses in the RC world.

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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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by Jon_PDX
Today 09:08 PM

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

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RC lights, applications and related topics.

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

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Yesterday 06:28 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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by Azoic
Dec 01, 2020 08:15 PM

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

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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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Share your RC airplane images with the world!

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Nov 16, 2020 02:47 PM