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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Today 06:01 PM

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

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by ruff1
Today 03:52 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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Today 04:44 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 Ma4din
Jul 08, 2020 02:26 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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Retractable or fixed gear, Bomb drops, Mechanisms, and other flight accessories

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Jun 09, 2020 10:18 AM

Discuss laser cutters and their uses in the RC world.

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by ccpdx
Jul 03, 2020 02:39 AM

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

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RC lights, applications and related topics.

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by Mr D
Jul 08, 2020 12:57 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 jpurcha
Yesterday 08:13 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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Yesterday 08:00 AM

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

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by rickp
Today 08:15 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
Yesterday 04:23 AM

Share your RC airplane images with the world!

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by reconen
Jul 08, 2020 04:47 PM