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FT Duster Speed Build Kit

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Flying Difficulty:
Build Difficulty:
Power Pack:
Power Pack B
Power Pack:
Power Pack C

FT Duster Speed Build Kit


FT Duster Speed Build Kit


The FT Duster is a fun-scale crop duster that excels in fast pace pattern style flying. It's wide speed envelope makes it a good introductory to 4 channel flying. Full length ailerons maneuvers such as rolls, loops and even knife edge a breeze. 

This includes the airframe only (no electronics).
This airframe is compatible with the swappable series developed by Josh Bixler.

  • WEIGHT WITHOUT BATTERY: 15.4 oz (439 g)
  • CENTER OF GRAVITY: 2 - 2.25 inches (51 - 57mm) from leading edge
  • CONTROL SURFACE THROWS: 12 ̊ deflection (ailerons/elevator/rudder) Expo 30%
  • WINGSPAN: 29.5 inches (750mm)
  • RECOMMENDED MOTOR:  810 kv minimum
  • RECOMMENDED PROP: 9 x 4.7 or 9 x 6 prop
  • RECOMMENDED ESC: 18 - 30 amp
  • RECOMMENDED BATTERY: 1300 - 2200 mAH 3s
  • RECOMMENDED SERVOS: (4) 9 gram servos 






Kit includes:

  • Laser-cut foam airframe
  • posterboard front/back turtle deck
  • Foamboard canopy
  • Power Pod (Swappable)
  • Firewall
  • Push rods
  • Control horns
  • Bar-BQ Skewers
  • Data Sheet
  • Velcro
  • Landing gear wire for landing gear


  • Duster has potential but I'm disappointed!

    Posted by John Hengert on 1st Feb 2017

    Flitetest: I realize I only invested $40, including S&H in the FT Duster. Perhaps it is a case of : You get what you paid for. The foam material leaves a lot of room for error despite the excellent cut marks. It doesn't always line up as it should. That's a problem and annoying. I admit I made some errors of my own. Some errors were a result of not hearing important instruction details. I'll accept that responsibility. I would add that the video, while 90 percent well done, some details where missing. For example, the instruction on the power pod build is lacking. I'm having difficulty getting my power pod to insert into the fuse properly--ugh. I'll try sanding and other possible solutions. I like the Duster and I think it will eventually fly fine, but I'm not certain I would recommend it to a fellow pilot/builder.

  • Wings!

    Posted by Jack on 22nd Jan 2017

    This was a great plane and a really fun build overall. Believe me when I say this, the Duster goes like blazes!! The only problems I had were:
    A. The canopy didn't fit right despite following the video to the "T"
    B. The wings didn't fit right and I ended up ripping the bottom part of the plane and having to glue like EVERYTHING.

    Everything else was awesome!

  • Duster speed build

    Posted by Bill Flower on 9th Sep 2016

    Fun build, great flyer!!!!
    Purchased with flight pack C.
    No trim required on maiden. Plenty of power with specked motor/battery combo. Hope to tow glider soon. Very pleased with Dusty

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