HobbyKing's Tips Bench Tuesday - Repair a Foam (EPO) Plane

After crashing an RC foam plane, how do you repair the damage and get it flying again?

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How to Repair a Crashed RC Foam (EPO) Plane

From Hobbyking...

Rob goes over some tips and tricks to give more life to your crashed RC EPO planes. The plane being repaired is the Avios Grand Tundra Plus after an unfortunate weekend flight.

HobbyKing's Tips Bench Tuesday - How to Repair a Crashed RC Foam (EPO) Plane (24 min 31 sec)

The Durafly Tundra has had a massive cult following within the RC community and it's said to be one of the best RC planes on the market with an impressive flight envelope. We've followed this with the Avios Grand Tundra, which has all your favorite features from the original Durafly Tundra, but on a larger scale and with further improvements.

From slow flight through to fast aerobatics, the Grand Tundra does it all with such finesse. You can enjoy short take-off and landings (STOL) with its massive 90-degree flaps, wing vortex generators, large wheels, optional floats, navigation lights, and much more! If you are looking for a big RC foam plane that can also double up as a floatplane, then look no further.

Get the Avios Grand Tundra Plus: https://bit.ly/37tdAFi

Grand Tundra spare parts are compatible with previous and current versions of the Avios Grand Tundra (unless otherwise stated).

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Sep 03, 2021, 07:25 PM
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My GT was is worse condition than the one you worked on.....

Lots of filler and paint and lucky spare parts were in stock too

Lots of time is needed and patience to get it looking like this...

It can be done just like in the clip.
Sep 03, 2021, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by agedflier
My GT was is worse condition than the one you worked on.....

Lots of filler and paint and lucky spare parts were in stock too

Lots of time is needed and patience to get it looking like this...

It can be done just like in the clip.
Looks great!
Sep 05, 2021, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by agedflier
My GT was is worse condition than the one you worked on.....

Lots of filler and paint and lucky spare parts were in stock too

Lots of time is needed and patience to get it looking like this...

It can be done just like in the clip.
Wow! Nice job on the repair, it turned out great!
Scotty68
Sep 05, 2021, 11:27 PM
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Outstanding!

Thanks for sharing & can't wait to see some pics of her in the grass...
Yesterday, 08:35 PM
This bird you cant change.
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Id hit the wrinkles with some steam, just a touch. Hit the cracks with some acrylic paint, you can mix it with white to get close to the original paint scheme.


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