FT Flyer Build

FT Flyer build

FT-Brad

Parts with the “>>” are my recommendations.

The kit takes 2  sheets of Dollartree foamboard ($1.06 each) and a small piece of 1/8 or 3/32 ply ($1.00 but I have been cutting them out of scrap and have a bunch).

Plans for laser will have to cut one wood firewall and 2 control horns for each plane. The cost of my recommended parts is about $75. Power pod is interchangeable. You can build other planes to put on top of this power pod.

Most of the stuff you can get from hobbyking, and shipping of parts is not included in the cost of the planes.

Still need about 3$ for landing gear (finding the right parts but added into the total).

Plans are for an Epilog laser cutter 24 x 18.

Foamboard cut Plans

Wood parts cut plans

Tools and other stuff

Razor knife, packing tape, hot glue gun, soldiering iron, barbecue skewers (I have a huge bag of these). Valcro strips (hook and loop) 1$

Radios

Basic radio for the project.

Hobby King 2.4Ghz 4Ch Tx & Rx V2 (Mode 2) $23.02

Possibly use for another project (programable with adapter)

>> HobbyKing 2.4Ghz 6Ch Tx & Rx V2 (Mode 2) $25.07

This one you would get if you are planning to build multiple planes, it is programmable and can be used for helicopters and planes.

Turnigy 9X 9Ch Transmitter w/ Module & 8ch Receiver (Mode 2) (v2 Firmware) $59.99

SERVOS

2 of each
>>Hextronic 9 Gram Servo  $2.69
Suppo SP-90 9g Micro Servo
Turnigy TG9e 9g Servos $2.46

PROP

APC-style Electric Propeller – 8x4E (Buy 3 of these, you will break them)$1.89
>>GWS EP Propeller (RD-8043 203x109mm) (6pcs/set)  $4.35

BATTERY

One of theses
Turnigy 500mAh 2S 20C Lipo Pack $3.91
>>Turnigy 500mAh 3S 20C Lipo Pack $5.79

ESC

One of these
>>TURNIGY Plush 18amp Speed Controller $11.46
Hobbyking SS Series 18-20A ESC $6.99
Suppo 18A Brushless ESC

Motor

Need one of these

LazerToyz Blue Wonder 24g [2712-12] $14.99
HEXTRONIK 24GRAM BRUSHLESS OUTRUNNER 1300KV $8.83
>>Turnigy Park300 Brushless Outrunner 1380kv $14.01
Suppo 2208/14 1450kv Brushless Motor (Park 370 equiv.) $14.99


OTHER SUPPLIES
>>Push Rods: Music Wire .047 $7.79 for 10 (you only need 1)
Linkage Stoppers D1.8mm (10pcs) $2.59

or

>>Linkage Stopper “Speed Clevis” $2.20 for 5

>>Battery connector pack of 10 $0.89

LazerToyz.com currently has a great electronics package designed specifically for the FT Flyer More details AVAILABLE HERE. for $63.00 you would still need to add a radio.

 

How to video from Flite Test.

 

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