3Doodler Plane 2nd Flight

3Doodler Plane -2nd Flight

Second Attempt Well, the 3Doodler plane has flown again! So without further ado I would like to present the 2nd test flight of the 3Doodler plane!   What Went Wrong? In the video I try to explain that the plane was flying heavy with the large battery. The original flight was made using a light weight…

Johnny 5 3Doodler Plane

3Doodler Plane Mods

3Doodler Plane Modifications After the first test flight this summer, I had some work to do to the plane before a second attempt. Along with some repairs I also needed to improve the balance, wing shape and control surfaces. The following is a bit of a description of how I made these mods and at the…

3Doodler Plane GWR challenge

3Doodler Plane – World Record?

Could it be?  So I’m fairly certain no one else in the world has built an RC 3Doodler Plane, of this size at least… could this be a world record? I thought I would ask the Guinness World records site to find out. Turns out you can challenge on anything! Getting accepted is obviously a…

3Doodler Plane Full Flight Kit

3Doodler Plane – Full Flight Kit

SO CLOSE NOW!  I have managed to get all the RC kit mounted and working, the motor is fitted along with the new propellor. Many thanks to “NoFlyZone” for the fantastic blog on how to select a propellor, an easy to follow guide and just what I needed. For now the receiver and battery are just…

3Doodler Plane RC Controls Front

3Doodler RC Plane Control Surfaces

Control Surfaces Completed! I have a post to write about the build but for now here is the video showing all the control surfaces working. Next steps, mount the motor, cover the wings, mount all the remaining bits and tidy up the wires. …. see if it flies! Advertisements


3Doodler Plane – The MOTOR

Time to Electrify!  This plane isn’t going to fly without a motor, so here it is! And here is the metal mount covered in 3Doodle. It was a bit tricky getting the ABS to stick to the mount, once I had one of the screws surrounded I could just carry on from the start point…

3Doodler Plane - Elevator Test 1

3Doodler Plane RC Control

A quick Post Just a quick post to show how the RC 3Doodler Plane is coming along. All the RC gear and motor are making the plane very heavy so there will probably be more than a couple of re-builds down the line with smaller batteries and servos. I am currently working with donated RC gear…