49 thoughts on “FT SE5 WWI Biplane – Build | Flite Test

  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    by the way, if you need to take off the paper, I recommend using black foamboard from dollar tree, cause ive found that paper peels off incredibly easily from that foamboard

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    hi josh,ft se5 WWI Biplane plan is incomplete,plan is incorrect
    1-airfoil gage part is 3mm but your foamboard is5mm
    2-link hole Not specified
    3-powerpod hole Not specified
    please fix it

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    If someone doest have help setting the tail surfaces they could put the set square across the forward part of the rudder and the rudder it self and hold both side in position with a couple of clothes pegs.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    That' a great build video Josh. Thanks. Near the end of the video you said it is a CCW prop but that's from the front view of the plane. From the pilot's POV it's a CW prop. This is a normal prop, not a reverse prop. Or am I missing something here?

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    i don't understand the part about "having a counter clockwise prop". i am new to this and most of my foamy builds(3-4 total) have not liked to turn right…

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    please attention..i need to know is there any major problem if i use 1400kv motor and 10×4.5 prop on this plane

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    This plane is so cool, I finished building yesterday and can't wait to fly it. It has even inspired me to design and build my own Sopwith camel using the same electronics for a school project. I'd be happy to share the design when it's done.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    Ok I don't know if he mentioned it but. With the radio do you have to buy that crazy ass $500 one or can you use a cheap one? And how many channels does it have to have? 3? Like channel a, channel b, and channel c? I wouldn't know because I've never built a plane like this

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    I love the way the landing gear is mounted on the plane other than using rubber bands.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    did biplanes (full size) only use elevator and rudder or did they employ ailerons (sorry 4 my spelling) as well?

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    I'm not sure that I understand why the prop needs to be spinning counterclockwise (not to mention you've changed your reference point from the pilot's to one that is in front of the plane, the pilot would call that a clockwise rotation from his view. I only mention this because you picked a reference perspective in the beginning, and this rotational direction doesn't use it). How would a system operating in the other direction differ at all? Single prop Russian planes operated with rotations opposite of this and were just fine. From a physical standpoint there should be no mechanical advantage one way or the other, and from what I've been reading on this, there isn't a difference in practice either… Unless of course the plane itself was designed to operate with that rotational direction in mind, and its design depends on a specific gyroscopic precession. That's a different story though. What is your reasoning for stating that it is so important that rotation is in a specific direction?

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    Can't wait. Getting a pair of these for Christmas for me and my son. Great build video. You guys are very entertaining and pass on your knowledge in an exciting and fun way.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm
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    Are there mod plans for adding ailerons? The real plane had ailerons on both wings. Would it add too much weight? I understand that the kit is for beginners.

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