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Old 10-03-2018, 05:19 AM
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Default What is an easy build foam board starter and...

I am not asking anybody to post what has been posted a million times. If there is an existing thread please help me find it.
My question is "What is a simple Dollar Tree foam board plane to build and what do I need to get to make it fly?"

Here is my situation:
1. Money is tight. (sorta)
2. I have been given a Spektrum DX6 Park Flyer Transmitter (Limited Range)
3. My fly area at home is:
Totally open area is 100 x 80 yards with a pond to one side.
Total area with a few trees 170 x 100 yards about 3 1/2 acres.
3. I just ordered FR8 to help get me oriented with controlling the plane from any angle and side.
4. I am going to self teach as much as possible, but I have a good friend who is a expert flyer. He is giving me the transmitter and will help me with first flights, or as much as I need.

Here is what I want, unless others suggest different:
1. Simple build (and I am capable, have space and tools) I did build a balsa Ugly Stick in 1981 (flew and crashed multiple times. Never mastered it!)
2. Slow flying. (I love glider style, but just want to fly)
3. Easy to fly trainer.
4. It can be ugly, just want it to fly.

What I need:
1. Plans for the plane.
2. A list of all the electronics I need motor, battery, servos, hardware etc. (This is the part that is confusing for me!)

Old 11-17-2018, 08:13 AM
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Default The Flitetest Guys have what you need

Look at the Flite test web site, they have many models that could work for you, good luck.

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