F1wanabe
FRCFoamies A10 Warthog MK1
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After a few months of testing and modifying and repeating, and after getting a hard time from guys in the other thread (!), Jay and I are confident that we have a real stable, aerobatic and above all "cool" plane to offer as a free download:
The FRC A10 Warthog!

As we discussed in the preview thread, this is a hard plane to set up, but if you follow the cg mark, power system recommendations and motor angle on the plans plans precisely, you will quickly fall in love with it. It may be an advanced build, but it certainly flies lke a beginner plane. In fact, it reminds me a lot of my excellent Hawk Sky with chopped wings and MJv3. Fast and maneuverable. The A10 is so stable that, once trimmed in, you will notice it is capable of some real hands off flying! If that doesn't work out for you then...we built it tough- double thick wings and tail that incorporate 4mmx2mm cf tubes. I'm using 2 aileron servos (so that flaperons are an option) and one elevator servo. It's possible to work out a single aileron servo if necessary. Rudders will be tough on this, so we don't recommend it. And, this takes 2 sheets of depron. Over the next few nights I will be adding build pictures of my A10 to help assembly. Please visit http://www.frcfoamies.com or follow this link to download:
http://frcfoamies.com/FRC_A10_Warthog.php
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After a few months of testing and modifying and repeating, and after getting a hard time from guys in the other thread (!), Jay and I are confident that we have a real stable, aerobatic and above all "cool" plane to offer as a free download:
The FRC A10 Warthog!

As we discussed in the preview thread, this is a hard plane to set up, but if you follow the cg mark, power system recommendations and motor angle on the plans plans precisely, you will quickly fall in love with it. It may be an advanced build, but it certainly flies lke a beginner plane. In fact, it reminds me a lot of my excellent Hawk Sky with chopped wings and MJv3. Fast and maneuverable. The A10 is so stable that, once trimmed in, you will notice it is capable of some real hands off flying! If that doesn't work out for you then...we built it tough- double thick wings and tail that incorporate 4mmx2mm cf tubes. I'm using 2 aileron servos (so that flaperons are an option) and one elevator servo. It's possible to work out a single aileron servo if necessary. Rudders will be tough on this, so we don't recommend it. And, this takes 2 sheets of depron. Over the next few nights I will be adding build pictures of my A10 to help assembly. Please visit http://www.frcfoamies.com or follow this link to download:
http://frcfoamies.com/FRC_A10_Warthog.php
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That's a real nice A-10 congratulations ! - wonderful job !
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bobbyperu
It looks really cool! I imagine making plans for and testing this one were no easy feat. You guys are awesome
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LukeWarm
I for one know that it took many prototypes and a lot of hard work to get this plane where it is at right now, excellent job guys. Great looking plane.
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Svetlin_Simeonov
Very good guys - you have no rest!

I tried to make my own before few months , but since I am EDF lover I made it with 2 50mm Alloy fans. I creaded plans myself looking real plane pictures. They are not scale or beautifull like yours but from what I can tell - This is a hard plane to make. CG was hard to guess and rudders are hard to be made. So I know it was not an easy task for you making this plans!

Thanks for the hard work on these plans - I already downloaded and will try soon.
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JettaManDan
nice job (except for the paint) !!! hope to see some people build this...it would have bene a deal if you guys had charged for the plans....with all the work we saw go into it....crazy it is free.... "thumbup"

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jon.mark.wright
Congratulation guys on the release of another exceptional plane. You've nailed this one for sure looks and fly superb.
Check out my Youtube channel :
http://www.youtube.com/user/jonmarkwright
All my plans, build videos, and flight testing is available to view or download there.!
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Boxermad84
Thanks a lot guys! Means so much that you all appreciate the work we put into this one! Hope you enjoy it

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F1wanabe
Yes, I agree Jay. I just filmed a walk around and flight video. Such a beautiful flier! Jay and I just spoke about how we get a lot of satisfaction from seeing our planes built and flown. So please start building!

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f4mnect
thanks guys, i really appreciate the plans and all the hard work involved in this plane
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OGHarpax
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Yes, I agree Jay. I just filmed a walk around and flight video. Such a beautiful flier! Jay and I just spoke about how we get a lot of satisfaction from seeing our planes built and flown. So please start building!

http://www.youtube.com/gstrysky
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Airflow
Wonderfully cool! Hmm ... There is actually room for Tv Also available opportunities to move the motor 20 - 30 mm / 1 " forward to reduce counterweights in the front. Stabilizer can be built in 3mm Depron with wrapping paper. Anyway this fine FRC aircraft has many different possible options, Great And there will be a pleasure to build when summer turns to autumn!
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F1wanabe
Oh man, it didn't take long for someone to throw out all that hard work we did, eh Jay?
Airflow, do so at your own risk! It's not just a matter of maintaining cg on this plane. Every proportion and thrust angle is important! As with any plane, I recommend building to plan first then modifying.

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Airflow
Haha! No worries Greg! You and Jay have yourselves to blame! when you construct such challenging platforms. it will first fly in its original form. Then it becomes a challenge to experiment with the COG as a solid benchmark. There will be a lot of fun -!-<>-!-
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"The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money..." Margaret Thatcher
"and always look on the bright side of life...o_O"
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tchuanye
Cool plane! Thanks for the effort!

Some quick questions:
1) Other than beveling the wing leading edges, is there a profile to the wings?
2) You mentioned that the motor thrust angle was critical, so is it zero deg, in line with the centerline or there is an angle to it?

Thanks! Will try to build it....it has been one of my dream planes to build!
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