The FT Versa Wing is an all around performer that will meet the needs of almost any pilot. Whether it's combat, FPV, or even a delta winged trainer with gentle stall characteristics, the FT Versa Wing does it all with ease. Use a swappable power pod to fly in a tractor configuration (propeller at the front of the wing), or install the optional FT Elements Simple Firewall to operate the FT Versa Wing in a pusher configuration (propeller mounted on the back of the wing).
-Electronic Pack C is to only be used in the swappable tractor configuration. To use these electronics in a pusher configuration, you will need a smaller prop.
-Usually ships within 4 business days. (due to the rush)
-This includes the airframe only (no electronics).
-This airframe is compatible with the swappable series developed by Josh Bixler.
Weight - 10.6 oz (300 g) without battery
Wingspan - 38 inches (965 mm)
What a pleasure to have learned to fly on this bad boy. Awesome wing, awesome kit. I recommend the blunt nose conversion to expand your capacity.
Side note, if you build as a pusher, reinforce the underside of the mount with 2 or 3 layers of fiberglass and mount using 2 bolts. 5x5 inches did the trick for me. Otherwise expect engine ejection after every "nose landing". Unknown on 23rd Aug 2015
I used 1 power pod per day :), so after the 5th broken power pod, I could lear to land with it. I also broke 3 propellers, because I used them at front in tractor configuration. I decided to build the pusher mount and put it back. european customer on 17th May 2015
First let me say I'm nothing but pleased with this kit!
So I built this and had a few problems along the way, having never built a foam plane I was almost immediately in over my head and I could have benefited from starting with something easier. I managed to put the first wing together inside out, which led to my purchase of some more foam core and cutting out replacement parts. This too was a learning experience but even with the crooked lines and poor craftsmanship this plane came together and flew a short flight before barrelling into the side of my garage...
I've purchased the tiny trainer kit and will be starting over, but I've got a lot of foam core and nothing but time! Will Dobbins on 12th May 2015
You get what you expect, which isn't much from Paper-Covered Foamboard. That said, it flew really well and as a new user to flying wings, was an excellent platform for experimenting, as you can just cut through anything you want but still have it retain enough structure for it to be a surprisingly nice wing. The build is easy and has many options, my only compliant is the elevons. Some people like them attached, and I am not one of those people, as I found out quickly when trying to cut them. Eventually I ripped them off and replaced them with custom cardboard elevons using the Ritewing packing tape method, and it flew wonderfully. I also replaced the winglets with Zephyr-style ones and outfitted the entire wing with FPV gear. Overall, a great wing, especially for experimenting on. Would recommend to anyone that wants a cheap wing with a lot of versatility. Glitchy647 on 7th Mar 2015
Just got the kit a couple of days ago. it was in great condition and seemed like it will be easy to build. Now I just need to not be working so much so I have time to build it. Will build it as a tractor with the power pod and eventually convert it to a pusher. The group I fly with has given me a couple of wings that need the electronics (all pushers) and I would like something different. Power pod will also probably end up in a Bloody Wonder for the vertical takeoff option. charlie on 6th Mar 2015
Yes Sir, I'm on the 5th power pod in my tractor Versa " motor in front". She has taken many hard, nose first dirt naps. Loving the fact the wing remains mostly unharmed thanks to the power pod design, stabilizer damage occurs when cartwheeling. All crashes due to my low high speed flying. The CG is right where the provided holes are, keeping the nose 2" lower than the aft of course.
Tech Tip#303 for maximum strength cover the entire outside foamboard with packing tape prior to beginning build. Yes, it will fold over to make the leading edge. I neglected this step and taped it after completion and it has more wrinkles than an elephants butt. Wrinkles did not affect the flying characteristics. Tape both sides of the stablizers and edges just not where you glue it to the airframe. email@example.com on 6th Feb 2015
Yes, this is probably a completely unnecessary review, but I felt compelled to write the first for the Versa Wing after my recent discovery of Flite Test and their fantastic program that has me (re)addicted to RC aviation after a four year hiatus. The Versa is a.) Very affordable, b.) simple to build, c.) very customizable, and d.) fun to fly. What more do you need to know? Thank you Flite Test, you've inspired the creative/fun/science portion of my brain and I am now hopelessly addicted to your site and cannot wait to build my next platform. Loren De Leon on 3rd Nov 2014
I recently completed my build of the versa wing. I Rated it 4 stars because of a couple building problems I had. First off, the build video was not specific enough and I ended up building the airfoil upside down. This added a lot of wheight. Speaking of wheight, You have to be an expert to get the weight and CG correct. I also didn't like how Josh never told how to solder connectors. My setup is a suppo 1250 kv brushless outrunner, 30 amp esc,c3s 2200mah 50c battery, and a 6-ch reciever because I plan to make it a bomber. Don't get me wrong; it is an AWESOME PLANE and extremely fun to build, I would just recommend it as a first scratch build. For more on my review, go to https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCDrkXcOcFgRr0A4PRKrjGow . My channel is called RC Fun. Thanks for reading, enjoy this product. Colin H. From Connecticut on 30th Oct 2014