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Sky Sharkster
01-18-2007, 03:16 PM
I have to thank our new Wattflyer member, Mike Taylor, for inspiring me to start this thread; He posted a couple of new sites for "Stick + Tissue" kits, and when I clicked on the pages, it became obvious that the "Builders" kit suppliers' list was becoming too long and varied to just add on to the "Links" Sticky at the top.
So, we'll start from "Scratch" (pun intended!) and begin a Links page for any KIT manufacturers and plan sources. There are already category-specific lists under "Warbirds". "Old Timers" and so on, but this will be for any type of flying model. No ARF's. RTF's, RTC's. OK?
KITS
http://www.6mmflyrc.com/ (Foamy Pusher Jets. Thanks, Pat!)
http://www.aalmps.com/ (Machine-Cut Classic, WWI, WWII, Sport, Vintage Kits, Peanut to Large-Scale)
http://www.aerocraftrc.com/allplanes.php (Balsa Kits, Sport, Trainers, Gliders)
http://www.aerodromerc.com/ (Laser-Cut Short Kits, WWI, Golden Age)
http://www.acme-aircraft.com/index.html (No Longer Producing Kits)
http://www.aerowerkes.com/ (Laser-Cut WWI Model Kits, 1/12th and 1/16 Scale, 16" to 30" Wingspan))
http://www.airsailmodels.co.nz/ffscale.htm (Small scale balsa stick + tissue kits, 19"-26" w.s.) NZ
http://www.alienaircraft.com/kits.htm (Park Flyer kits, laser-cut balsa)
http://www.alphafoamies.com/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi (EPP Flat Foam 3D + Vintage Models) Thanks, Ron!
http://arizonamodels.com/ (Laser-Cut Scale Models, WWI)
http://www.balsastore.com/store/products.php?cat=7 (Large-Scale Balsa Kits, mostly WWI and Civilian) Thanks, Jofrost!
http://www.benbucklevintage.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=1 (Old Timer and Classic Kits, Some Pre-Cut, Some Printwood. UK)
http://www.blueskyrc.com/ (Depron Foam Pusher Jet Kits)
http://www.bridiairplanes.com/hangar/index.html (Balsa kits of many of Joe Bridi's R/C designs. Dirty Birdy, Kaos, Krafty, Vagabond. Machine-cut balsa)
http://www.bmjrmodels.com/rcCATALOG.CFM (Laser-Cut Balsa kits for C/L, FF and R/C models. 1/2-sized Pattern models of Taurus, Orion + Astro Hog. Vintage + Texaco models)
http://carlsonengineimports.net/products/kits.shtml (Old Timer, Control Line, Free Flight)
http://www.classicaero.com/main.php (Scale Float and Seaplanes)
http://www.darehobby.com/ (Laser-Cut Balsa Kits, Scale, Warbird, Gliders, Old timers, Sport)
http://dielsengineeringinc.com/ (Dave Deils Models, Peanut + 1/24th Scale, WWI + WWI, Stick and Tissue)
http://www.dpcmodels.homestead.com/DPCMKITS.html (WWI Laser-Cut Kits, 16" - 22" W.S.)
http://www.dumasestore.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=50 (Laser-Cut Balsa Kits, WWI, WWII, Golden Age, Civilian, Modern. 17"-30" W.S.)
http://www.dynaflite.com/airplanes/index.html (Balsa TRainers, Giant Scale, Gliders)
http://www.earlyrcmodels.com/ (Vintage And Nostalgia R/C Kits) {This Company has been Bought By WingMfg, but still uses this website}
http://www.easybuiltmodels.com/kits.htm (Control Line, Free Flight Balsa Kits)
http://www.eurekaaircraft.com/ (Custom Laser + Foam cutting, kits, short kits. Classic + Vintage Aerobatic, large sizes)
http://www.fellsideprecisioncutting.co.uk/short_kits.htm (CNC-Cut Short Kits, WWII. UK)
http://www.fly2build.com/ (Micro P-51 Mustang, Quick-E Micro Pylon Racer, 100" Hughes H-1 Spruce Goose Kits. Thanks, Jofrost!)
http://www.flygtm.com/index.htm (1/3rd + 1/4 Scale WWI Kits)
http://www.foxlitemodels.com/ (Aviat "Husky", Saab j-21, Laser-Cut)
http://www.goldenagereproductions.com/model_plane_kits (WWI, WWII, Golden Age, Print-Wood, 20"-30" W.S.)
http://www.graysonhobby.com/ (Foamy Kits With or Without Power Packages. Thanks, Pat!)
http://www.greatplanes.com/airplanes/index.html (Electric, Glow, Glider Kits)
http://www.guillow.com/ (Stick + Tissue Balsa Kits)
http://www.hobbyhangar.com/ (Laser-Cut Kits, Most designed by Rich Ultravich, Nick Ziroli. Sport-Scale, Aerobatic, Seaplanes, Military)
http://www.houseofbalsa.com/store/store-kits.html?sid=0001hOXwCXQgr8wjTI1m6Y7 (Balsa Kits, WWII, Civilian, Scale, Sport, Gliders)
http://www.iflyherr.com/cgi-bin/dpsmart.exe/HMainMenuF.html?E+Hrr ({SIG}, All-Balsa Sport, Semi Scale, Trainers, Aerobatic)
http://www.jimoreillymodelplans.com/prodserve.htm (Vintage + Old Timer Short Kits, Plans. Classic Gas, Rubber, Scale Designs. Thanks, Jofrost!)
http://www.jtechlaser.com/ Laser-Cut Balsa Kits)
http://www.kamodels.com/ (Laser Balsa + Foam Models, WWII, EDF, Power-Slope, Gliders, combat)
http://www.laserartco.com/ { Also Mountain Models}(Laser-Cut Kits, Electric, Gliders, DLG)
http://lazer-works.com/list.html (Short Kits Only. Many designs from M.A.N., RCM, Nick Ziroli, Gus Morfis, others)
http://www.malhobby.com/MALkits.html (Free Flight, Old Timer Balsa Kits)
http://www.manzanolaser.com/id3.html (Laser-Cut Short Kits, WWI, WWII, Golden Age, Civilian. 25"-60" W.S.)
http://www.freeflightmodels.com/pages/midway_model_co.htm (Old Timer Kits)
http://www.midwestproducts.com/catalog_sa1.asp?srch_grp_id=12&sa1_id=33&sa2_id=21 (Large-Scale R/C Kits)
http://mountainmodels.com/ { Also Laser Arts}
http://www.nicohobbies.com/store/ (Mid-Motor Pusher Jets, Kits, Accessories. Thanks, Pat!)
http://www.ozarkmodelaviation.com/products.php?cat=1 (Laser-Cut Short Kits, WWI, WWII, Golden Age. Stick + Tissue) Thanks, Steve!
http://www.parkscalemodels.com/shop/ (Laser-Cut "Park" Scale Models. Commercial, General Aviation, Golden Age, Micro. Float Kits. Thanks, Jofrost!)
http://www.pennvalleyhobbycenter.com/ (Free Flight, Control Line, R/C, Old Timers)
http://www.precisioncutkits.com/instock.html (WWI, WWII and Civilian Aircraft, Large Scale Models. Laser and Hand-Cut)
http://www.philipnoel.co.uk/index.htm (Laser-Cut Short Kits. EDF, WWII Twin Motor, Lockheed Connie) UK
http://www.proctor-enterprises.com/products/products.htm (Large-Scale WWI Kits)
http://www.quietcow.com/oldtimers.htm (Old Timers)
http://www.radicalrc.com/category/Radical-RC-E-Kits-190 Thanks, Mikempp!
http://retrorc.us.com/nonscale.aspx Thanks, ArneH!
http://www.rockytopmodels.com/rtm_products.htm (WWI Laser-Cut Stick + Tissue Models, 18"-27" W.S.)
http://home.fuse.net/ryan/ (Laser Balsa + Foam, WWII)
http://www.scalercmodels.com/ww1kits.html (Large Scale Kits, WWI, WWII, Jets, Military, Civilian)
http://www.soy.on.ca/Plane2.html (Old Timer Kits)
http://www.stevensaero.com/shop/home.php?cat=248 (Laser-Cut Kits, Scale, Aerobatic, Park, Indoor, Trainers, Short Kits)
http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmart.exe/MainMenuFV4.html?E+Sig (R/C, Control Line, Free Flight Kits, Balsa)
http://www.southernsailplanes.com.au/ (Balsa + Foam Sailplanes, AU.) Thanks, Huffy!
http://www.tdmsoftware.com/TDMmodels/ (Laser-Cut Short Kits, WWII)
http://www.tmrcsailplanes.com/tmrc-sailplane-products.html (Laser-Cut Scale, S.A.M. and Vintage, Sailplanes, EPP Sailplanes)
http://www.top-flite.com/airplanes/gold-kits.html (Large Scale Warbird and Civilian Balsa Kits)
http://www.topnotchkits.com/index_files/TN_Kits.htm (Several Glow/Electric Civilian Designs, Laser-Cut)
http://www.totalerc.com/zc/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=4 (WWI Short Kits, Australia)
http://www.turnkeyrc.com/ (Laser-Cut Kits, WWI, WWII) Note; This site temporarily closed. Short kits available here for some designs; http://lazer-works.com/list.html
http://www.warbirdkits.com/kits.html (Laser-Cut Balsa, Warbirds)
http://www.westwings.co.uk/products.htm (Warplanes, Civilian, Sport, Sailplanes. UK)
http://www.wingmfg.com/Pages/WingCat.html (Large-Scale WWII, Laser-Cut Kits and Short Kits)

Sky Sharkster
01-18-2007, 09:28 PM
Plans, 3-Views, References
http://academodel.ru/plans/Comet/ (Plans For Comet Kits, Free. Thanks, Paul)
http://www.aero-sports.com/whplans/ (Large-Scale R/C plans)
http://www.airbornemagazine.com.au/planHome.htm (Sailplanes, Sport, Scale, , Pylon, Free Flight, Control Line) Thanks, Huffy!
http://www.airwar.ru/other/drawe.html (3-Views, WWI, WWII, Jets, Civilian)
http://www.aviationshoppe.com/airplane-plans/index.php (ZIP files, free downloads, mostly WWII)
http://www.balsadust.net/thomas.vogel/Plans/index/RC (Free)
http://www.balsastore.com/store/products.php?cat=8 (1/3, 1/4, 1/6 Plans for balsa models, mostly WWI and Cililian) Thanks, Jofrost!
http://www.the-blueprints.com/index.php?blueprints/modernplanes/ (3-Views. Free)
http://www.the-blueprints.com/index.php?blueprints/ww2planes/ (3-Views, Free)
http://www.bhplans.com/ (Classic, Old Timer, Vintage Plans. Thanks, Jofrost!)
http://www.bobsairdoc.com/ (Scale 3-views and documentation)
http://www.carstens-publications.com/plans_directory.php?table_orderby=designer&returnpage=10 (Plans from Flying Models)
http://www.charlesriverrc.org/articles.htm (Plans For Competition Gliders, HLG, DLG, Mosquito, 2M, 3M, RES, Free)
http://www.classicairplanemodels.com/ (Plans, Aircraft from the 1930's + 1940's)
http://www.classicairplanemodels.com/order.pdf (List of plans from ClassicAirplane Model)
http://www.clevelandairline.com/default.asp (Plans from the Cleveland line of kits, WW!. WW11, some jets, civilian)
http://mywebpage.netscape.com/dbdesignbureau/plans.htm (Australian Free Flight Plans. Thanks to Demon-Leather)
http://dielsengineeringinc.com/page/1m24w/Kits_Plans_Canopies_Decals_Etc.html (Dave Deils Models, Peanut + 1/24th Scale)
http://www.donsmithplans.com/ (Large-Scale R/C Plans)
http://www.dumasestore.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=97_99 (Note; Dumas offer plan and instruction packs for most of their kits. These may not be suitable for scratch builds as they don't show all parts)
http://www.eastwindmodels.com/ (Plans for Park and Small Electric Models) Thanks, Jeff!
http://www.eflightwiki.com/eflightwiki/index.php?title=Category:Plans (Foamie Plans, Free)
http://www.freeflightmodels.com/pages/plans_and_kits.htm (Hundreds of Plans, All Types. Low Prices)
http://www.foamfly.com/gallery/Glen (BluCore Foamie Plans, Free)
http://www.geocities.com/ivansplans/?200629 (Multi Motor Flying Boats. Plans)
http://www.geocities.com/dmlivesay/ (Small-Scale Rubber Power Models, Racers, Warbirds, More. Free)
http://www.geocities.com/rc_pittsspecial/planes (Small Electrics, Free)
http://home.hetnet.nl/~jp1508/index.html (CAD Downloads, Free)
http://www.hrunway.com/shop/?target=dept_19.html (400+ Books, Model and Full-Size Aviation)
http://www.humyo.com/1827937-138312237 (Many WWI, WWII, Civilian, R/C models, Free!) Thanks, Cdr Instigator!
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://richard.ferriere.free.fr/3vues/he111_1_3v.jpg&imgrefurl=http://richard.ferriere.free.fr/3vues/3vues.html&h=756&w=1024&sz=265&hl=en&start=7&tbnid=J06RrxCXO3WeAM:&tbnh=111&tbnw=150&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dhe%2B111%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26sa% 3DN (3-Views, Free)
http://www.indoorduration.com/indoormodelaircraft/co_plan.htm (Links for Plans, Inddor + Small Scale)
http://www.jartworld.com/jartworld_pgs/plans.html (Plans for JART Slope glider) Thanks, Huffy!
http://jetex.org/models/plans/plans-air-150.html (Plans for Jetex models)
http://www.jimoreillymodelplans.com/prodserve.htm (Classic, Vintage, Nostalgia Free Flight Plans, Short Kits available. Thanks, Jofrost!)
http://www.luft46.com/ (German WWII Experimental plans) Thanks, Huffy!
http://membres.lycos.fr/wings2/3vues/3vues.html (Scale 3-Views, Free) Thanks, r4ptOr!
http://mars.ark.com/~mdf/nieuport.html (Nieuport 3-views, references)
http://www.modelaircraft.org/plansmain.asp (Plans from the Academy of Model Aeronautics. Model Aviation, John Pond)
http://www.modele-kartonowe.com/ (Polish WWI + WWII 3-views, Photos. Thanks to Degreen60)
http://www.montanamodelworks.com/index_007.htm (CAD Plan Sets, WWI, Civilian Bipes, Sport Models. CAD Services)
http://my.pclink.com/~dfritzke/ (Plans for ACE kits; Allstar, GLH, Pacer, Mach None, Super Pacer. Goldberg; Jr. Falcon, Jr. Skylark. Quadrawhirl, electric Autogyro. Other plans for small 1960's designs) Thanks, BMitchely!
http://www.nasm.si.edu/Research/arch/WebPDF/prepsets.pdf (Plans from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum) Thanks, Paul!
http://www.thestuarts.freeserve.co.uk/page8.htm (LInks to more than a dozen sites for plans)
http://www.theplanpage.com/ (Vintage and Nostalgia)
http://www.ozarkmodelaviation.com/index.php (Plans for WWI, WWII, Golden Age models, Stick + Tissue. Some Short Kits) Thanks, Steve!
http://www.parkerinfo.com/plans/applans9.htm (Free Plans, Mostly WWII)
http://www.parkjets.com/free-plans.html (Foam Jets, EDFs. Free Plans)
http://www.peck-polymers.com/ (Peanut and small-scale model plans)
http://www.philipnoel.co.uk/index.htm (WWII Twin Motor, EDF, Lockheed Constellation)
http://www.profili2.com/ip_eng/default.htm (Hundreds of 3-views and plans, free)
http://rc.tomhe.net/ (Plans For foamy ParkJets, Free. Thanks, Pat!)
http://plans.rcmodell.hu/index.html (Free Plans)
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=279249 ("Links To Free Plans" Page, RC Groups)
http://www.rcmmagazine.com/store/store-plans.html?sid=0001fgABBnVa3qgcWY4z623 (Plans from Radio Control Modeler)
https://secure.rcstore.com/pcd/eServCart?iServ=MDY3QUo0NjYzMSZpVHlwZT1QTEFOUw== (Plans from Model Airplane News + Backyard Flyer)
http://plans.rcmodell.hu/planscal.html
http://richard.ferriere.free.fr/3vues/3vues.html (Hundreds of 3-views, free)
http://www.simviation.com/designresources.htm#Online3-Views (Links to 3-Views, Plans, Books, Magazines)
http://www.smallflyingarts.com/Free_Plans/free_plans.htm (Free, Mostly small rubber scale models. Civilian, Golden Age, military)
http://www.suurland.com/ (Click on Blueprints)
http://www.svensons.com/airplanes/ (Free Plans)
http://www.tdmsoftware.com/tdmmodels/ (WWII Plans)
http://tomdixon.tripod.com/plans4.htm (Old Timer, Nostalgia Plans, R/C + C/L) Thanks, Paul!
T & D Plans Sales; See Classic Airplane Models
http://www.tmrcsailplanes.com/plans-and-patterns.html (Plans from Comet, Jasco, Sterling, Jetco, Berkeley Kits)
https://shop.traplet.com/plans/ Thanks, Eye4wings!
http://www.willingtons.com/mymac/Plans_Download.htm Plans for WWI, WWII, Jets, Civilian, Scale, Aerobatic. Free)
http://www.wingermodels.rchomepage.com/ (Plans for balsa sport-scale Jets, most with pusher prop system. Some balsa Pylon racers.)
http://www.woodworkersworkshop.com/resources/index.php?&cat=412&offset=125 (Free Plans, Thanks, Gramps!)
http://wp.scn.ru/en/camo (Wings Palette, Hundreds of color schemes, 2-views, history, all types of aircraft) Thanks, Capn Chaos!
http://www.xlistplans.demon.co.uk/ (Plans from Aeromodeler, Scale Aircraft. UK)

spitace
01-21-2007, 09:07 PM
Nice job with those, i recon this should be made a sticky

Sky Sharkster
01-22-2007, 04:22 PM
Hello Spitace, Thanks for the kind words, hope the links help. I'm holding off on making the list a Sticky, we've been having some software problems with my "Builders Links" sticky, it keeps disappearing! I split it into half, A-L and M-Z, now the first half is gone. I'm re-doing it and apparently the glitch is being worked on.
If you think you might be needing any of links in the future, it may be a good idea to copy them to disc or file, just in case!
Ron

crxmanpat
04-05-2007, 10:55 PM
Ron,

PM'd you a few more Kits links.

Sky Sharkster
04-06-2007, 01:26 AM
Hi Pat, Thanks for the links, I added them to the list!
Ron

griffin
01-15-2008, 02:45 PM
Fantastic list of links--thanks guys.

Couple new ones for you.

Pat Trittles dozens of scale short kits are no longer sold at Manzano, though they still do the laser work:

http://www.patscustom-models.com/index.html

Also, Mountainmodels is still very much in existence, and I think it might be more correct to say it was formally laserarts :

http://mountainmodels.com/

These guys sell a beauty of a motorized glider I have had my eye on for awhile
http://www.polecataero.com/products/guppy

Finally, here's a small operation that has a few modern, laser cut offerings:

http://www.acme-aircraft.com

-Steve

jofrost
08-09-2008, 06:40 PM
Also, Mountainmodels is still very much in existence, and I think it might be more correct to say it was formally laserarts :

http://mountainmodels.com/



-Steve

Steve ,

I thought it became Laser Arts after it was sold to Mr. Eberwein though it does come up as Moutain Models still . Which is fine because most people remember it as Mountain Models . It is on the list above as Laser Arts:)

-John

And how about Balsa USAhttp://www.balsausa.com/flash/index.html

Sky Sharkster
08-09-2008, 08:50 PM
Hello Steve + John,
Apparently the MM/LA company owns both URLs, since either one will get you to the same site. If you do a search for either name, same thing. So I changed "Formerly" to "Also" and added the MM link.
John, thanks for the BalsaUSA link, I've added it to both pages.
Ron

BMitchely
08-11-2008, 09:44 PM
Here is a good one:

http://my.pclink.com/~dfritzke/

Sky Sharkster
08-12-2008, 02:03 AM
Hello BMitchely,
Thanks for the link, that's a great one! The ACE and Goldberg plans are hard to find.
I added it to the list.
Ron

BMitchely
08-12-2008, 04:46 AM
I believe that everyone has seem this one so far. It is my Ace Littlest Stik, or LaStick, or with my minor modifications "Der Kleinste Stock" I built this following the plans on that website. About to the bottom of the page, embedded in text you will find the plans. Or just search LaStick. Or check my profile for the plans link...

jofrost
10-29-2008, 10:48 PM
skysharkster,

Here are a few more I don't see on the list

http://www.parkscalemodels.com/shop/

http://www.jimoreillymodelplans.com/prodserve.htm

http://www.bhplans.com/

http://www.fly2build.com/

-John

Sky Sharkster
10-30-2008, 02:23 AM
Thanks, John,
Those are some great links! I've added them to the list.
Ron

Huffy01
12-31-2008, 04:53 AM
I found a free plans site. Mostly plane's, some boats.
www.plans.aerofred.com (http://www.plans.aerofred.com)

Note; Site requires registration to view content

Sky Sharkster
12-31-2008, 11:51 AM
Hello Huffy, Welcome to Wattflyer!
Sorry to say but I can't add that one to the links. Wattflyer has a policy that we can't add links that require registration to view the content. Although Aerofred seems Ok in this respect, there are sites that will use the registration to send spam and unwanted material.
I have added a note to your post explaining this.
Thanks for your interest,
Ron

gazzacov
01-29-2009, 06:07 PM
Hi Guys
Just a quick question on plans.. Does anybody on here use any CAD programs for drawing plans? I have Autocad, but wondered if there were any more suitable bits of software about. Have so many ideas i want to try, and autocad is very slow for this kind of design

crxmanpat
01-29-2009, 07:38 PM
A lot of builders use CAD, especially if they need to do layers for stringers and such. But if all you're doing is a simply foamy or something, some people use things like Adobe Illustrator, Google Sketchup, etc.

gramps2361
02-12-2009, 03:02 AM
I found this site that offers free plans that can be down loaded. You need to have auto cad to open the plans up it is one draw back but have some nice builds. http://www.woodworkersworkshop.com/resources/index.php?&cat=412&offset=125 this should be in the middle of the pageclick on it will show you the planes to down load

Sky Sharkster
02-12-2009, 11:14 AM
That's a good link, thanks, Gramps!
I've added it to the list.
Ron

Cdr. Instigator
02-19-2009, 03:30 PM
So, over time I have come across some CAD files here and there.. Some of these plans I have never seen posted anywhere. Here are the files I want to share with our community..


Enjoy!!

http://www.humyo.com/1827937-138312237

Here you can find the following models..

a-36_north_american.dwg

acrofovic 40.dwg

Aeronca.dwg

Agmaster.dwg

agwagon.dwg

AIRFOILS

albatros.dwg

albatross.dwg

Amp_jr.dwg

antoinette_monoplane.dwg

Astro hog.dwg

B777

Baracuda.dwg

beginner

BIGBR.dwg

bleroit.dwg

Bristol Scout-D.dwg

BULLET2.dwg

c130.dwg

Cadkaos2.dwg

CAP10BMM.dwg

cap231.dwg

Cherokee.dwg

Corsair.dwg

Deceiver

dh-88.dwg

electrics

ELFX2.dwg

f10_dwg

FAIRCHILD 22.dwg

fw190a.dwg

Fw190d9.dwg

germ.dwg

giles200.dwg

grahame.dwg

halfa spitfire.dwg

HAWKER.dwg

isomniac.dwg

LASERS.dwg

lohner.dwg

me109.DWG

ME163B.dwg

mig21(jpg_only)

Mirage 2000.dwg

mustang P51B.dwg

p-51_pony.dwg

p51d2-2.dwg

Paoli.dwg

planer2.dwg

RV3.dwg

sopwith_triplane

sorta_stearman.dwg

spitfire MK XVI.dwg

stearman

sukhoi_su26mx.dwg

Ta152h1.dwg

TAYLORCRAFT.dwg

TheSlick280

Ultimate 40.dwg

VIPER_JR.dwg

Wasp1.dwg

WIND2.dwg

x29.dwg

XP-55CANARD.dwg

Zagi 12.dwg

salat
02-19-2009, 09:18 PM
please change link http://academodel.nsunet.ru/plans/Comet/ to http://academodel.ru/plans/Comet/
server will be offline couple of days. I'm relocating content to another hardware.

Sky Sharkster
02-20-2009, 04:49 PM
Hello Cdr. Instigator, Thanks for the links! Great plan source.
Hi Salat, I've changed the link.
Ron

Huffy01
03-14-2009, 08:03 AM
www.airbournemagazine.com.au (http://www.airbournemagazine.com.au) has plan's for sale. Glider's ,sport, scale, pylon racer's, control line, free flight. You need to download the page's to view.
They also sell molded canopies for some of the models.

Sky Sharkster
03-14-2009, 12:10 PM
Thanks, Huffy!
I had to use a slightly different url to find them;
http://www.airbornemagazine.com.au/planHome.htm
They're added to the list.
Ron

r4pt0r
03-30-2009, 05:57 PM
here is another i found. not made for rc use but easily converted. http://membres.lycos.fr/wings2/3vues/3vues.html
some have cross-section areas for formers.

Sky Sharkster
03-31-2009, 01:17 AM
Hello r4pt0r,
Great 3-views, thanks for posting those. I've added them to the list.
Ron

skier
04-13-2009, 03:29 PM
I didn't see Eastwind Models in this thread.
Low cost plans for a number of different designs.
I just built the PF Cruiser with first flight on Saturday.
Nice plans and with the construction notes on the web site it's not that much more difficult than building a balsa kit.

Jeff

Sky Sharkster
04-14-2009, 12:54 AM
Hello Jeff, Welcome to Wattflyer!
Thanks for the link to Eastwind, they've got some nice designs. I've added it to the list.
Ron

benovisoff
04-14-2009, 03:03 AM
wow. just give me some foam and CA.

RonR214
05-19-2009, 02:31 AM
Ron, how about Alpha Foamies, http://www.alphafoamies.com/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi. Line of EPP foamies, 3D and Vintage Bipes. They all seem to fly well, I know that my SE5 does and it takes a likin and keeps on tickin like an old Timex.

Ron

Sky Sharkster
05-19-2009, 11:22 AM
Hi Ron,
Thanks for the link, I've added them to the list.
Ron

pd1
05-30-2009, 06:39 PM
I just came across this site.
http://www.nasm.si.edu/Research/arch/WebPDF/prepsets.pdf

Sky Sharkster
05-30-2009, 09:15 PM
Great find, Paul! I've added it to the list.
Thanks,
Ron

Huffy01
05-31-2009, 07:49 AM
I've found a few more website's. www.jartworld.com (http://www.jartworld.com) has plan's and kit's for the JART slope soarer.
www.airsportsrc.com.au (http://www.airsportsrc.com.au) has blejzyk, kwarcinski, vector sailplane's. Hyperion and hangar 9 planes.
www.airstrike.com.au (http://www.airstrike.com.au) Electric assist, F3B/J glider's ,winches etc.

Sky Sharkster
05-31-2009, 04:54 PM
Thanks for the links, Huffy. I've added the JART site to the "Plans" section and the Airstrike + Airsports links to the "Soaring" section of the Builders Links.
Great Find!
Ron

Huffy01
10-13-2009, 02:24 PM
I found a site www.luft46.com (http://www.luft46.com) , 3 view drawings of German WW2 experiment aircraft.
Descriptions vary whether the airplane flew ,wind tunnel tested or never left the planning table.

capn chaos
10-13-2009, 03:07 PM
I have mentioned this site several other posts includin Paperairplane's thread for full fuse models. http://wp.scn.ru/en/camo (http://wp.scn.ru/en/camo)
alot of good information and you have to check out the "paper models" available for free downloads. transfers really easy to scaled up balsa or foam. I enlarged 400% for my patterns.

CC

Cdr. Instigator
10-13-2009, 06:33 PM
**Updated**


So, over time I have come across some CAD files here and there.. Some of these plans I have never seen posted anywhere. Here are the files I want to share with our community..


Enjoy!!

http://www.humyo.com/1827937-138312237



Here you can find the following models..

a-36_north_american.dwg

https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0ByIeWqL2K_MaMTBjZjBjMzYtMjk1Yy00ZjUwL WE1OWYtZmQ3MDQ4NzVkYWY3&hl=en


acrofovic 40.dwg

Aeronca.dwg

Agmaster.dwg

agwagon.dwg

AIRFOILS

albatros.dwg

albatross.dwg

Amp_jr.dwg

antoinette_monoplane.dwg

Astro hog.dwg

B777

Baracuda.dwg

beginner

BIGBR.dwg

bleroit.dwg

Bristol Scout-D.dwg

BULLET2.dwg

c130.dwg

Cadkaos2.dwg

CAP10BMM.dwg

cap231.dwg

Cherokee.dwg

Corsair.dwg

Deceiver

dh-88.dwg

electrics

ELFX2.dwg

f10_dwg

FAIRCHILD 22.dwg

fw190a.dwg

Fw190d9.dwg

germ.dwg

giles200.dwg

grahame.dwg

halfa spitfire.dwg

HAWKER.dwg

isomniac.dwg

LASERS.dwg

lohner.dwg

me109.DWG

ME163B.dwg

mig21(jpg_only)

Mirage 2000.dwg

mustang P51B.dwg

p-51_pony.dwg

p51d2-2.dwg

Paoli.dwg

planer2.dwg

RV3.dwg

sopwith_triplane

sorta_stearman.dwg

spitfire MK XVI.dwg

stearman

sukhoi_su26mx.dwg

Ta152h1.dwg

TAYLORCRAFT.dwg

TheSlick280

Ultimate 40.dwg

VIPER_JR.dwg

Wasp1.dwg

WIND2.dwg

x29.dwg

XP-55CANARD.dwg

Zagi 12.dwg

Sky Sharkster
10-14-2009, 02:22 AM
Thanks to Huffy and Capn Chaos, I've added the links to the list.
To Cdr. Instigator.
I wasn't able to download any files without registering. Wattflyer policy is that we don't link to sites that require registration to view the content, even if the information is free. I will leave your post here, if anyone wishes to register and obtain files, they understand the obligation, but we cannot officially endorse it by placing it on the Sticky Links.
If I am not understanding the requirements or methods for downloading the files, please accept my apology and feel free to correct it on this thread.
Respectfully,
Ron
Note; These files can be downloaded without registration. Sorry about the mix-up!

hillbillynamedpossum
10-14-2009, 03:17 AM
If any one needs a drawing made (no 3-d crap.....Im just not that good) from a sketch, PM me and I'll be glad to make a .dwg of it for you if I can. 15 years ago I was a pretty good draftsman, and I still play with auto cad some.

Possum

Cdr. Instigator
10-14-2009, 01:31 PM
That's weird Ron..

I sent that same link to several co-workers and my wife just to check about this need to register thing... and they all came back with.. They can view and down load the files without ever having to register..

I have even logged off the main site and if I click on the link, All I see are all the files and I am able to down load them..

????

Sky Sharkster
10-16-2009, 01:08 AM
Hi Cdr,
Well, I guess my downloading skills aren't what they should be...I was wrong, sorry about that!
I asked the Mods to check and several confirmed that the files can be downloaded without registration.
Sorry about the mix-up, my error!
I'll add it to the list.
Ron

Freeflight1
12-03-2009, 05:54 AM
Have you seen or heard of plans for a small all balsa BD5 that are currently available? I would perfer 28" or less wing span.????

Sky Sharkster
12-03-2009, 11:37 AM
Helo Freeflight1,
Here's a couple of sets, first from WiktorS2 on RCG, post # 13;
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54300
Click on the plans and you'll get a tiled set. You could have these scaled up or down.
Then, a plans set from the RC-Store, 36" wingspan;
https://secure.rcstore.com/pcd/eServCart?iServ=MDY3QUo0NjYzMSZpUGFnZUlkPTc4NjgyJm lJbnZJZD0yNzU1OSZpU2t1TGlzdD0maVN1YlRlcm09MA==
Good Luck!
Ron

Freeflight1
12-03-2009, 08:25 PM
Thanks Ron, those plans are exactly what I wanted. I had looked over the construction thread, and stuff about plans and a short kit, but did not find these. The short kit appeared to have long ago stopped being produced.

Thanks again,

Doug

crxmanpat
12-03-2009, 08:32 PM
Doug,

Windrider just recently released their 32" WS BD-5:

http://www.windrider.com.hk/product.asp?id=164

Free shipping until 12/25, not a bad deal. Much easier than building one from plans too. ;)

Freeflight1
12-03-2009, 08:47 PM
There is one of my problems, I keep buying kits, but I'll see plans I like, I blow them up and start scratch building. So now I have a lot of kits and a number of unfinished scratch built projects. Thanks for the info though, I will check it out. Is scratch building caught by breathing to much balsa dust? LOL

Doug

crxmanpat
12-03-2009, 08:52 PM
Is scratch building caught by breathing to much balsa dust? LOLAnd foam dust too! ;)

Freeflight1
12-03-2009, 09:08 PM
I'm old school love that balsa, but foam does have it place. Even I have an old all foam MRC glider I think it is call Young Star or Star something or other. The British do some good things with a mix of foam and balsa construction too. We're builders though, we will use cardboad if it fits our need. You should see my toliet paper roll Gee Bees.

Doug

crxmanpat
12-03-2009, 09:15 PM
Cardboard! A friend of mine recently did a large P-40 (like .60 size) completely out of cardboard (with some ply and carbon fiber of course). Nice flying plane and looks great too.

Freeflight1
12-03-2009, 10:05 PM
I would like to have seen that. Model Aviation or one of the magazines had an article on Cardboard Cuties a little 1/2A cardboard high wing plane. It built very fast, I stuck a .049 on it and flew it free flight. I think it was a 1 day wonder, built flown and crashed 1 day, but it did prove the validity of alternate building material. It was a far cry from a P40 though.
I am watching Ebay for a 31" or so Comet kit of a P40. I think it has the X crossed ribs which I don't like, but it seemed about the right size to put with a small Potensky POT 30 W electric motor I have. I am asuming this motor has quit a bit more power and it will swing a much bigger prop than my graupner speed 250 anyone know for sure, does the P40 kit sound like a reasonable combo? I think the 250 would go well with a 26" BD5.

PaperAirplane
12-03-2009, 10:29 PM
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50620

i made this for free full fuse plans earlier this year

sorry to interupt

Freeflight1
12-04-2009, 12:18 AM
Sorry, new to this and drifted off thread. I do though have some, WW1 and WW2 fighter plans from the 1940s, if I can find out how to download them, and pass a few of these on to this site. They are 1 sheet aprox. 2'x3'. I Have ME109, P38 Lighting, P63 Aircobra, Helldiver, Sopwith Camel,
Folker DVll & DVlll, Hawker Typhoon and Tempest, Douglas Dauntless, and Nieport 17C. The good news they are in the 30'' +/_ range, bad news is that they will need to be lightened, they are all U control. An experienced builder could build some real nice planes from these.

Cdr. Instigator
12-10-2009, 02:45 AM
Does anyone know of any plans out there for a full fuse EDF A-7 Corsair foamie?

Freeflight1
12-10-2009, 04:51 AM
What kind of Corsair is that? (EDF A-7

TDisaster
12-10-2009, 04:54 AM
http://www.nunnie.com/a-7.jpg

Freeflight1
12-10-2009, 04:58 AM
Sorry, I was thinking bent wing plop driven. Nice Pic though.

TDisaster
12-10-2009, 04:59 AM
I used to think that too. :p>

PaperAirplane
12-21-2009, 01:33 AM
Extreme apologies for my extreme ignorance, but what exactly makes a sticky a sticky, and what does that mean. I see that this is a sticky.

Thanks,
PA

TDisaster
12-21-2009, 01:37 AM
Extreme apologies for my extreme ignorance, but what exactly makes a sticky a sticky, and what does that mean. I see that this is a sticky.

Thanks,
PA
It "sticks" to the top of that sub-forum.

Say something is a sticky in the scratch building sub-forum. It is always at the top. Go to any of the sub-forums and look at the top. You'll see the stickies.

PaperAirplane
12-21-2009, 01:57 AM
It "sticks" to the top of that sub-forum.

Say something is a sticky in the scratch building sub-forum. It is always at the top. Go to any of the sub-forums and look at the top. You'll see the stickies.


Thanks!

Huffy01
02-18-2010, 02:54 PM
I was looking around the "net" trying to compare a Blejzyk Hammer for price ,size and option's and stumbled on this site ,"Southern Sailplanes" at www.labyrinth.net.au/~learmont/Overviews.html (http://www.labyrinth.net.au/~learmont/Overviews.html)
X-tail ,T tail and V-tail gliders sizes from 2 to 4.25 metre's ,fiberglass fuselage's and foam core wing's.

Sky Sharkster
02-18-2010, 03:48 PM
Hi Huffy,
I couldn't get the link to work, but did find "Southern Sailplanes" here;
http://www.southernsailplanes.com.au/
And have added it to the Australia section of "Glider + Sailplane" links on the High Performance + Sailplane Forum.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28303
The links on "Scratch + Buiilders" are normally for builders kits, not ARFs. I realize there are some foamie "Kits" included that blur the line, but generally, ARF's, RTF's, RTC's, B+F's are listed on the individual Forums (Scale, Warbirds, Sailplanes, etc).
Thanks for the link, Southern have some interesting models!
Ron

crxmanpat
02-18-2010, 10:02 PM
Ron,

Please add the following:

http://www.nicohobbies.com (Micro indoor/outdoor mid motor pusher jet kits and power equipment)

A friend of mine started that site last year, and I just purchased it from him last week. :)

(PS - Site is down at the moment, but will be back up this weekend)

Huffy01
02-19-2010, 06:21 AM
Hi Huffy,
I couldn't get the link to work, but did find "Southern Sailplanes" here;
http://www.southernsailplanes.com.au/
And have added it to the Australia section of "Glider + Sailplane" links on the High Performance + Sailplane Forum.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28303
The links on "Scratch + Buiilders" are normally for builders kits, not ARFs. I realize there are some foamie "Kits" included that blur the line, but generally, ARF's, RTF's, RTC's, B+F's are listed on the individual Forums (Scale, Warbirds, Sailplanes, etc).
Thanks for the link, Southern have some interesting models!
Ron
Sorry about that Sky Sharkster I had forgotten about the other thread .
I found out that link is to the old site thats about 10 years old!
I've just got 1 question at the moment "what defines an ARF kit".
I've seen an 80% ARF where you have to glue the tailplane together ,glue the mount's in the wings and drill the holes to mount them.
Most of the models(Southern Sailplanes) have a fiberglass fuselage except one model line(all balsa) but all balsa covering's on the foam cores ,fitting's ,control's are done by the builder.

Sky Sharkster
02-19-2010, 06:55 AM
Hi Huffy,
Well, I didn't realize the Southern kits involved that much building! I was under the impression they were more like the 80% ARF's you described. So, I stand corrected, I'll add them to the "Kit" list.
My take on the "ARF vs Kit" is the same as "Building" vs "Assembling".
If a model is comprised of components that are already "Built" and just need to be stuck together, that is a completely built wing (or nearly so) attached to a completely built fuselage, that's an ARF.
Even if it still needs to be covered or painted, it's still an ARF, in my book.
A "Kit" is, to me, a box of sticks and sheets. Now the sheets may be foam instead of balsa, but they require some sort of finishing, shaping, forming or actual construction.
And there has been some blurring of an exact division. 5 pieces of cut-to-shape foam isn't a kit by my standards, but there are folks who shape these into different models and call them "Builds". I can't really disagree, they have created something that didn't exist before, even if they started with an ARF.
And what about "Kit-Bashing", that is creating a different model from the kit design? There is even "ARF-Bashing", making a "Kate" or "Claude" from a GWS "Zero" for example. Is the finished model still an ARF?
Ron

Huffy01
02-19-2010, 07:31 AM
Well I think it would still be an "ARF" just with "Modified" proceding it.
I can understand adding retract, flap, alierons or even an electric motor but I can't justify buying a model to just cut it into another shape. May be if it was old and/or damaged.
Anyway, in 6-8 weeks time after I've finished doing a tractor job for the grape picking season I might be interested in purchasing a Sport Ricochet or Vantage from Southern Sailplanes.

Cdr. Instigator
06-04-2010, 06:53 PM
Ok, I got to post pictures of what has become my favorite foamy so far... Bar none!!

**Plans**
Blu-51cd A/E/T Simple Fun Fighter
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=389720



I have flown this P-51 Foamy up to 8 times a day in the last week alone. Built it 2 weeks ago and I have flown it mostly at home in my front yard, but I have flown it as far as a block/street in length or distance.. It flies like a champ, real scale too, but if you want a challenge.. I have hovered it for about 10 seconds. It will fly in high winds too up to about 10MPH is my safe zone.

When flying in high winds, it gets tricky...as it tends to come in slow against the wind.. but will haul asss with the wind on the back and also, with the wind on it's back.. it tends to want to slide the bank and stall just a bit. It's fun watching it bank and slide to almost a stall. I'm sure if I bank with wings vertical, it will stall quick. The trick to this high wind banking for me is, keep full throttle and bank just enough to make your turn, without stalling. At an hefty weight of 13Oz. it can be a tricky plane to fly on anything more than 7MHP winds..

Off course, I just had to give it some quick permanent marker paint scheme...

Thanks Gene for the plans.. I built my little P-51cd Powered by an E-flight 370, 30Amp ESC, and 4 different Batts. 2200, 1800, 1550, and 1250mAh.. This plane has been flown in up to 10MPH winds. It will do anything I tell it to. Very superb flying foamy, Thanks Gene!!

eye4wings
06-18-2010, 06:50 PM
Hi,
I can't see a link to the Traplet plans so here's the link to my own offering.
There are of course a load more on the site - not all electric powered though.
https://shop.traplet.com/search.aspx?q=Robin%20Fowler&h=

EDIT: The Traplet site has been reorganised and the link to their electric powered scale offerings is...http://www.trapletshop.com/gb/c/1215/electric-scale-designs?pagenumber=1

mikempp
07-03-2010, 01:47 PM
how about radical RC? they have their own kits

http://www.radicalrc.com/category/Radical-RC-E-Kits-190

Sky Sharkster
07-03-2010, 02:39 PM
Thanks to Eye4wings and Mikempp; I've added Traplet to the "Plans" link and RadicalRC to the "Kits"
Ron

ArneH
07-03-2010, 04:18 PM
I am building this Babe from: http://retrorc.us.com/nonscale.aspx
Very nice kits, that goes together like a jig saw puzzle. Also fun to have a model not just like every one else.:cool:
http://retrorc.us.com/images/products/thumb/eMothCutout.jpg

Smaller US based operation, with good service.

Huffy01
10-07-2010, 03:33 PM
Hey Sky Sharkster, I had a look at the website "Airstrike" . It has now become Hyperion Australia. It has some of the same content as Airstrike.
If you click the link it will come up as airstrike main page but any link press after will go to the Hyperion Australia site .

kenchiroalpha
10-07-2010, 03:45 PM
Cardboard! A friend of mine recently did a large P-40 (like .60 size) completely out of cardboard (with some ply and carbon fiber of course). Nice flying plane and looks great too.
Hi Pat
Did you say cardboard?:tc::$:ws:
Do enjoy:D
http://www.feltondesignanddata.com/
Take care dear friend
Yours Hank

Mooney_Driver
10-10-2010, 07:07 PM
I really like this type of thread but the list becomes very hard to follow after a while. Does Wattflyer have a policy that allows (or forbids) the use of another web page where the list can actually be maintained rather than morphying into a combination of add ons with other links that are no longer valid? Perhaps a read only page on Wattflyer would work. Either way I find these lists quite useful.

Wattflyer has a policy that we can't add links that require registration to view the content.

tallflyer
12-09-2010, 06:53 AM
I have continued the dream of sloper steve an have his slofly plans on my site

http://www.sdparkflyers.com

I have also been working with google sketchup to create some new plans
I have posted them as well on my site

FlyWheel
12-12-2010, 04:51 AM
I really like this type of thread but the list becomes very hard to follow after a while. Does Wattflyer have a policy that allows (or forbids) the use of another web page where the list can actually be maintained rather than morphying into a combination of add ons with other links that are no longer valid? Perhaps a read only page on Wattflyer would work. Either way I find these lists quite useful.

Wattflyer has a policy that we can't add links that require registration to view the content.

I took an extensive list from RC groups and pasted it onto a web page. (http://www.wtv-zone.com/ChrisZCorner/aircraftbuild.html) If y'all want to go over it and make any corrections (broken links and such) or add something that isn't there I'll be glad to keep it updated.

Billmanak
01-06-2011, 02:03 AM
Stumbled across this one a friends FB. Thought I'd share here.

http://www.aviastar.org/index2.html

swapdaddyxx1
08-19-2011, 02:14 AM
Just found a source for old kits I didn't see lised here. Try collectair @ verizon .net. Some are pricy,but they are collectors items.

kenchiroalpha
08-19-2011, 03:35 AM
Just found a source for old kits I didn't see lised here. Try collectair @ verizon .net. Some are pricy,but they are collectors items.
Hi
Pleased to meet you:D
Thats a geat site for more then just rc:$:tc:
Heres a direct link:ws:
http://www.collectair.com/index.html
Take care
Yours Hank

pd1
08-19-2011, 11:29 AM
Nice site.
Thanks

Paul

Freeflight1
01-27-2012, 12:55 AM
Does anyone know where I could get a kit or plans for a Boeing 314 Dixie Clipper by Scientext?

jedorme
12-13-2012, 11:03 PM
I may have missed it but I don't believe that there is any mention of BTE Kits in the previous postings. Probably because they are not electric per se, but many have been adapted in the past. But those that have built them rave about them as one of the best they have ever made because everything is hand made or cut by Bruce Tharpe, the aero engineer who owns it.

Before setting up his own shop, Bruce worked as a designer for Sig & designed the original Four Star 40 & 120, as well as the original Spacewalker kits. His Venture 60, which is his improved version of the Sig 4 Star 60 (which he didn't design), a while back also had an electric powered version. But now he views that the V60, like others in his line, are perfectly designed & constructed for electric power with the lighter Lipos & more powerful motors.

Check out his kits on his site at www.btemodels.com (http://www.btemodels.com). He is currently finishing a large batch of Venture 60 kits, which have been one of his most popular in the past, & they should be available after the first of the year. I am going to get one based on everything I have read or heard about them, & look forward to a great building, as well as flying, experience. And I am in not in any way connected to BTE, but just very enthusiastic about Bruce's work in the world of fine RC kits.

Jed

Ikaros
09-04-2013, 07:12 AM
Some model aircraft plans and drawings you can also find at scale-model-aircraft.com

(http://scale-model-aircraft.com) It's my website, actually :)

mikempp
11-04-2013, 09:27 AM
www.aeroliteRC.com the STOLite

pizzano
02-07-2014, 04:36 PM
The AMA (Model Aviation Magazine) has been working on this web site for awhile now, at the moment you can view plan selections and even order a few (nope, not free) but reasonable. Pretty good selection of hard to find models......the site indicates it should be at full speed in March 2014.

http://www.modelaircraft.org/plans/listing.aspx

thepiper92
02-07-2014, 04:54 PM
I was trying to go off list on first page, but clearly things have changed, for the worse, and there seems to be fewer makers of kits and models by far. One site, hobby hangar works, but I received no response when I emailed. A new list perchance?

pizzano
02-07-2014, 05:08 PM
Yep....this link could use a little TLC and up-grade.....very cumbersome and quite out-dated.

Looks like the only fix would be to start a new dedicated header for plans/services and archive the older section as attached links......the work here would need an Administrator who finds value in such a task and one who has the time to "cut & paste" for a hours without interuption........don't hold your breath on this one.....;-)

thepiper92
02-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Well a new list would likely be easier to make, due to likely being shorter.

rfzl
06-05-2014, 05:46 AM
I didn't see it listed so here is another site for plans. If it is already on this thread, my apology.

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/

This site has many plans, all in PDF format and some have the build article included. From all of the plans I've downloaded, the PDF file is already the correct size. What I've done is to put the PDF on a thumb drive and take to my local FedEx Office store and have them print it out on their 36" printer. I can get a couple of 36x40 prints for less than $15.

All of the plans lists are supposed to be in the public domain so no copyright issues to deal with. I have found a couple that I suspect as not being public domain but these are few. Most are FF and C/L but there are many that are RC and even a few electric specific.

Enjoy,
Ron

road king 97
06-05-2014, 01:38 PM
I didn't see it listed so here is another site for plans. If it is already on this thread, my apology.

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/

This site has many plans, all in PDF format and some have the build article included. From all of the plans I've downloaded, the PDF file is already the correct size. What I've done is to put the PDF on a thumb drive and take to my local FedEx Office store and have them print it out on their 36" printer. I can get a couple of 36x40 prints for less than $15.

All of the plans lists are supposed to be in the public domain so no copyright issues to deal with. I have found a couple that I suspect as not being public domain but these are few. Most are FF and C/L but there are many that are RC and even a few electric specific.

Enjoy,
RonIts a great site and i have been getting plans there and donating some to it for years . I also have a free download program to tile and size / print out tiled plans so most times i dont have to go to the print shop. joe

solentlife
06-05-2014, 02:44 PM
Adobe PDF reader - latest versions will tile and print plans ... no need to go anywhere now except to your own PC and Printer.

One trick I have with it ... I print in both Portrait and Landscape ... that way any distortion or small part missed in a page break is covered ... also do NOT tick the Fit to Page box ... that distorts each page to fit what page format you have selected.

Another plans page : Hippocketaeronautics ......

Nigel

road king 97
06-05-2014, 04:08 PM
Thats the one i use Nigel and it works great now if i can only afford to keep ink in my printer :rolleyes: joe

solentlife
06-05-2014, 09:14 PM
Thats the one i use Nigel and it works great now if i can only afford to keep ink in my printer :rolleyes: joe

All we need now is to get 'you lot' over there to use A4 paper and we're laughing !! ;)

Seriously ... can people who post plans .. Please post the complete sheet as well as any tiled ? It is not possible to UN-tile a PDF and if it's Letter format - it's incompatible for many around the world.

Cheers
Nigel

road king 97
06-05-2014, 10:40 PM
All we need now is to get 'you lot' over there to use A4 paper and we're laughing !! ;)

Seriously ... can people who post plans .. Please post the complete sheet as well as any tiled ? It is not possible to UN-tile a PDF and if it's Letter format - it's incompatible for many around the world.

Cheers
Nigel
Whats a A4 ? :D lmao I like the full size plan also Nigel now that i can tile them to our standerd paper and not worried about A-4 only .

solentlife
06-06-2014, 08:07 AM
Whats a A4 ? :D lmao I like the full size plan also Nigel now that i can tile them to our standerd paper and not worried about A-4 only .

:D

You can imagine the trouble I have when I have ships discharging cargo in USA ... official documents in A4 ... US docs in Letter ... when I try to copy US docs - I have to scale down so the sides get on the page ...

It's a real pain. It's also that we have to document out cargo not only in general Internationally accepted units but in US units as well ......

Anyway - I'm glad that Adobe woke up and I no longer have to use online tileing sites that watermark the results. I can also scale to any size I want with Adobe as well now. It produced my 1/2 size 'WOT4' ... the Mini4.

Now all I have to do is learn how to use Sketchup ....

Nigel