FT Mighty Mini Sparrow

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Look there in the sky!!....Its a BIRD ...its a PLANE its.... BOTH!!! The FT Mighty Mini Sparrow is finally here!!  

The FT Sparrow is a fun bird with many personalities.  The FT Sparrow was designed to teach the builder all the basic techniques to build all of our foam board fleet,  This means every technique from A folds to fold over wings will no longer be a mystery or a source of intimidation. The Sparrow can be built as a free flight glider, or a fun 3 channel rc platform.  As a free flight, The Sparrow can be built without the use of a razor blade.  This makes it a great option for educational environments and for younger pilots to take build and fly.  This whole build can be accomplished in under 45 minutes.  Adding contols to the FT Sparrow can easily be done making this little bird go from a free flight to a speedy little 3 channel.  Fully capable of being flown with FPV gear, The Sparrow provides an unobstructed view because of its rear mounted motor.  Our hope is that this fun little design will be a useful source of both fun and education.  Be sure to check out ftstem.com for more information on our educational solutions. 


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  • WEIGHT WITHOUT BATTERY: 2.75 inches (69 mm) from leading edge of wing
  • CONTROL SURFACE THROWS: 12 ̊ deflection (elevons) Expo 30%
  • WINGSPAN: 28.5 inches (723 mm)
  • RECOMMENDED MOTOR: 2300 kv 1806 size motor
  • RECOMMENDED PROP: 5 x 3 - 6 x 3 prop
  • RECOMMENDED ESC: 12 amp minimum
  • RECOMMENDED BATTERY: 800 mAH 3s minimum
  • RECOMMENDED SERVOS: (2) 5 gram servos


Kit includes: 

  • Laser-cut foam airframe
  • Power Pod (Mini)
  • Firewall (Mini)
  • Push rods
  • Control horns
  • BBQ Skewer
  • Data Sheet
  • Velcro



Please watch recent build videos before removing any paper from the foam! Some videos may use white foam board, which is no longer available and has now been replaced with water-resistant foam board.


Reviews (17)

John Register 30th Jan 2017

Awesome afternoon project with the kids

Loved the FT sparrow build. It was well thought out and easy to assemble. When you couple this kit with the build video from YouTube, it makes the build a breeze! Completed it in roughly an hour with the help of an eight-year-old and a 12-year-old. The whole process was made painless, by the way the kit was packaged. Would definitely order again, will definitely be ordering a couple more in the future!

Paul's Hobbies 6th Oct 2016

Great glider.

I ordered these and built them for our middle school age church children. They loved them. However, I also ordered a servo tester and alignment tool. No instructions were included on how to operate it. I ask for help from your staff ....through two emails....but did not get any help. Only promises that someone would contact me to help me. Not good :0( after-the-sale service.