These are some of my Radio Controlled airplane builds. So far the Vickers Super VC10 has been the longest to complete , around 3 years. The Hot Wire CNC Hawker Hurricane is coming close. Others have been a lot quicker only a few days for the Extra 300 from RCPowers.
I much prefer to build my own planes from scratch doing the research and design the build. The Hurricane is made from foam on a Hot Wire CNC cutter. I enjoy combining my passion for airplanes and CNC machines to make my own. The buzz you get from seeing that build fly well is second to none, but also quite nerve racking as well.
Here is the build of a Radio Controlled Avro Lancaster Bomber from Priory Models which I’ve rebuilt twice and modified a few times. Whenever I fly her the sight of those 4 engines and twin tail in a banked turn … ContinuedRead More
Build of a RC Avro Vulcan B2 Bomber This is the build of Avro Vulcan B2 Bomber 36″ wingspan depron bomber with two brush-less pusher motors available from Green Air Designs. Flies extremely well on a 1300mAH Lipo battery. Depron … ContinuedRead More
Why build a Hawker Hurricane from foam with a hot wire CNC machine ? I’ve been flying and building models for quite a few years now and I much prefer to build my own now. ARTF are great for a … ContinuedRead More
DH Mosquito Build This is my build of the Tony Nijhuis 47” De Havilland Mosquito. Here’s a link to Tony’s site where you can buy the kit or just the plan http://www.tonynijhuisdesigns.co.uk/multies.htm. It was a free plan in RCM&E in … ContinuedRead More
This is my Depron Extra 300 electric park flyer built from 6 mm depron. The plan is from RCPowers which is a free plan. Power is a TowerPro 2409 1000KV brushless turing a 10×3.8 slow fly prop. Battery is a … ContinuedRead More
FPV Flying Wing Build FPV (First Person View) if you don’t know is probably as near as you can get to real flying without being in one of those big simulators costing lots of money. Basically you can see what … ContinuedRead More
The FPV wing I built with my CNC hot wire foam cutter didn’t last very long. I added a HobbyKing 3 axis gyro to it and it felt very strange on the first flight and then disaster on the second. … ContinuedRead More
Here’s the build details and some videos of my first hot wire flying wing made with my CNC foam cutter. If you’d like to build a foam cutter then I have all the information here http://www.rckeith.co.uk/cnc-hot-wire-foam-cutter/. I’ve called it the … ContinuedRead More
Mig29 from www.rcpowers.com This is my Mig 29 Fulcrum built from a RCPowers plan. http://www.rcpowers.com This so far is the best depron plane I’ve built really impressed my clubs mates. Dave at RCPowers has the got the motor and prop … ContinuedRead More
This is a Cambrian P51D Mustang which is I don’t think is available anymore I built this a several years ago and it was my first proper build, it turned out much better than I expected. The first flight was … ContinuedRead More
This gallery shows picture I’ve taken at the Rotherham District and Model Flying Club. I’m a keen photographer and these are some of the shots I’m most pleased with . Some of the models are mine but most are club … ContinuedRead More
My third Focke Wulf 190A This is my latest Focke Wulf 190A from RC Top Hobby which now has a 3d printed spinner, see later in the post, flies very nice. I really do like the FW190 both version will … ContinuedRead More
This is how I built a Radio Controlled Vickers VC-10. It took me 3 years from initial idea to maiden flight. This wasn’t a continuous 3 years but when I could spare the time. I sometimes thought I’d been too ambitious … ContinuedRead More