X-RES Build Kit
The X-RES is a balsa and ply kit designed for the F3-RES high-start launched 2m Rudder-Elevator-Spoiler glider class. I bought this model from Hyperflight and will be equipped with 2 KST X08 servo on rudder and elevator, 2 bluebird BMS1 01 servo for spoiler. The entire model will be covered with oralight red and yellow transparent. Here I […]
RES (Rudder-Elevator-Spoiler) RC Glider
PRO-RES is a RC glider designed for 2m F3-RES (Rudder-Elevator-Spoiler) competitions, launched by a bungee and the target is to fly for 6 minutes within a 9 minute window followed by a spot landing. This class is targeted at flyers who would like a low cost competitive model. The model is made all of balsa […]
Tips to make rudder and elevator for RC Sailplanes
Building tips to making a balsa carbon rudder and elevator for rc gliders Cut some balsa wood strips 4mm thick and 10mm wide Prepare carbon strips and sanding for better bonding. Apply the adhesive then press V mount elevator and rudder is ready to cover with solarfilm lite.
Scale rib stitching method
I tried different methods and tapes but the best solution was to cut my own laser strips. The cloth used is SIG Koverall, very easy to work and bond with nitro-lacquer. Stretch the cotton yarn to the double-sided tape and cut thin 5mm wide strips Fix the strips with double tape over the rib. For […]
How to make scale engine cowl
Apply a primmer layer and then a layer of paint . Finish the surface and make the details. After finishing the polystyrene, cover the surface with epoxy resin and fiberglass. Fills the space with extruded polystyrene and then gives a rough form. Cut the plywood frames and then glue them to form the cowl base.
Pitts Special S-2A 1/4 – RC scale – scratchbuild
I built this beautiful Pitts using Airbone Magazine plans at 1/4 scale with small changes to be more realistic. The construction was mixed, made of balsa wood, fiberglass and wood structure. Model is covered with SIG Koverall and painted with bicomponent paint. The first engine was 26cc MVVS, then I changed to OS 33GT and […]