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FT Cruiser Speed Build Kit

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  • Product Description

    The FT Cruiser is the ninth design in the swappable series. Its gentle stall characteristics and light wing loading make for a relaxed flyer. The Cruiser is also an aircraft that can grow with you. The swappable nose gives you the ability to fly FPV without any permanent modifications or a nose job to your plane. You can achieve incredible flat spins, pinwheels, or effortless knife edges by programming differential thrust. Optional split flaps are a great addition expanding its already amazing speed envelope. 


    NOTE: Usually ships within 3 business days.
    NOTE: This includes the airframe only (no electronics).
    This airframe is compatible with the swappable series developed by Josh Bixler.

    • WEIGHT WITHOUT BATTERY: 1 lb 11 oz (without battery)
    • CENTER OF GRAVITY: 2.75 inches (70 mm) from leading edge of wing
    • CONTROL SURFACE THROWS: 10 ̊ deflection (elevator) 19 ̊ (rudder/aileron) Expo 30%
    • WINGSPAN: 49.75 inches (1264 mm)
    • RECOMMENDED MOTOR: 810 kv minimum
    • RECOMMENDED PROP: 8 X 6 - 9 X 4.7 prop
    • RECOMMENDED ESC: 18 - 30 amp
    • RECOMMENDED BATTERY: 2200 mAH 3s (20c)
    • RECOMMENDED SERVOS: (4 - 6) 9 gram servos 






    Kit includes:

    • Laser-cut foam airframe
    • Posterboard turtle deck
    • Power Pods (Swappable)
    • Firewalls
    • Push rods
    • Control horns
    • Velcro
    • Bar-BQ Skewers
    • Rubberbands
    • Coffee Stir
    • Data Sheet
    • Throw Gauge
    • Foam Wheels
    • Rods for landing gear


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    1. God speed build

      The kit went together as per the video. I wish I could do it as easily, and look as good. I made a few changes, I never install servos in a place with no access. I mounted the servos on the outside like the ailerons. The other I installed retracts that I had left over. Waiting for first flight, expect no problems. I'll let you know how things go. on 11th Sep 2016

    2. FT Cruiser build

      This was a fun few hours of watching the build video and building each step with Josh !!!If you build it , you'll love the way it flies !! I used the "c" power pack for twin motors and it flies the Cruiser very well !! on 10th Oct 2015

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    Flying Difficulty: Intermediate
    Build Difficulty: Expert