FT Guinea Pig

by FliteTest | February 17, 2015 | (67 Ratings) Posted in Reviews

The FT Guinea Pig is a speed build cargo plane is the perfect platform to carry out the craziest experiments in the air!

The FT Guinea Pig (foam board cargo plane) is Peter's 2nd design for Flite Test. 

Though versions of this scratch built RC airplane have been around for years, this Flite Test SBK (speed build kit) "FT Guinea Pig" has unique features like a removable/ replaceable nose! 

The FT Guinea Pig has all of the same features as our Mighty Mini Twin, "The FT Mini Guinea".

The FT Guinea Pig of one of Peter's favorite RC cargo airplanes and it's becoming a favorite with the rest of the Flite Test team!

The twin engines, replacable nose and large cargo area make this plane great for experiments and drops!

Thanks to everyone who helped give us feedback and supported us during the design of this speed build cargo! 

Bomb drops are just one of the many things fun things this airplane can do. 

You could...add some rockets!

...mount cameras anywhere you want!

...or drop a little folding wing airplane out of the cargo bay! (Click here to learn more about the FT Pun Jet)

We're excited to see what you will do with your FT Guinea Pig! 

Let us know if you'd like to see the folding wing become a speed build kit!  Also, stay tuned for the upcoming build video and plans for this airplane very soon! Thanks again for all of your support and feedback

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Ben J on February 22, 2015
How about a none folding version and a folding version for that mini plane? Otherwise another please for That mini plane😁
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Quinsk on February 17, 2015
WOW, nice plane. i would also like to see some more of the folding wing.
nice combo with the Guinea Pig.
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NCC1701 on February 17, 2015
Great idea!
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FLYGUY55 on February 17, 2015
Please make the mini folding wing plane. It looks so awesome.
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rcrc on February 18, 2015
Yes peter mini folding plane plans!! I will totally build some !
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siriussr on February 17, 2015
Little plane plans please!
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blackkrystal73 on February 17, 2015
I want the tilt quad pods!!!!!!!!! Please...:)
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TimmyGT on February 17, 2015
Oh man please Peter put out some plans for that folding mini plane, that thing is sweet
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PropSpinner on February 17, 2015
Fabulous release video! I've been flying a depron and carbon fiber Cargo Twins for years and love it. It's about time Peter benefits from his creativity. He's developed a test bed that I think will be as popular as the Phil Kraft Ugly Stik. People have already started to copy it. I wish you much more success Peter.
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menachg on February 17, 2015
the little jet looks kind of a stryker I've just recently tried making one similar but bad weather pushed the maiden off I'd love to see something like that released and dropping it out of a plane sounds awesome!
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jamiedco on February 17, 2015
PLEASE SHARE THE PLANS FOR THE LITTLE PLANE
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rallekralle11 on February 17, 2015
i NEED the plans for that tiny folding plane!
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isaac young on February 17, 2015
thats another plea for the mini folding plane !!!
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PropSpinner on February 17, 2015
Folding Finn Jet plans please. 😊
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PropSpinner on February 17, 2015
Shonequa? πŸ˜ƒ
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mjpilot on February 17, 2015
Please release the folding plane as a speed build kit.
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charleyza on February 17, 2015
I got very excited when I heard Josh talk about the bigger Guinea in last years round up video and eagerly await to build it! Thank you guys so much for inspiring me to build my own planes!

FLITE TEST ROCKS!! ^_^
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mad_milchmann on February 17, 2015
Whow. I got really excited when I sae that you finally released the guinea pig episode, cause I thought you'll probably took a lot of effort for this one since you were postponing it so long. And I wasn't disapointed. best epsiode you did for a while I was really laughing hard when watching this.

As someone said before: YOU ROCK!

PLEEEEEEASE, release the plans for the folding plane I would totally love that!
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JulesHam on February 17, 2015
That is soooooo cool I also will feel very incomplete until I have the plans for both those planes!!!

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maue on February 17, 2015
Another vote for the mini plane. That thing looks awesome, small, and cheep to build and replace. I want one.

Looks like another mighty mini and peter is going to have 3 planes in production. Way to go
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shermanhartman on February 17, 2015
Another request for the folding plane. Pretty cool even when not dropped from the Guinea.
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dunderchief on February 17, 2015
That folding mini plane looks awesome. I love to see plans or a speed build kit.
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chaz4jc on February 17, 2015
How about a build video and plans? Also for the folding wing mini, please.
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wonsnot on February 17, 2015
This^
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shermanhartman on February 17, 2015
Build video and plans come out tomorrow.
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wonsnot on February 17, 2015
Definitely want that folding plane as a speedbuild kit. and Plans! that is one of the coolest things I have seen on the show.
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Bellows on February 17, 2015
Fantastic episode. I think I had as much fun watching it as Josh has living it. Nicely done
I have the Mini Guinea and am waiting for better weather to come to central New York, USA.I think the Big Guinea is in my future,
LooseBruce
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telegraham on February 17, 2015
Another "Please?" for the mini swing wing!
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MountainBard on February 17, 2015
That's a fantastic setup, Here's another vote for the Mini folding plane, looks like it would be perfect to carry in the car to and from work! Can't wait to build the Guinea!
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Cranial on February 17, 2015
That little folding wing is great! I NEED the plans and/or a SBK. This video is great- Two awesome planes in one episode!
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Krivak957 on February 17, 2015
Please release plans for the folding-wing "jet" plane. I just ordered a Guinea Pig with the Electronics combo, need some cargo! I CHALLENGE Peter to make a MINI FOLDING-WING PLANE to fit in the Mini-Guinea. I have already built two Mini-Guineas, need cargo for them, too.

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ohitstarik on February 17, 2015
Easily the best episode i've ever seen. Great work FT team.
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Orcoz on February 17, 2015
Yes please on the mini folding wing jet... how could you not let the guinea have it's baby???
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mrblunt78 on February 17, 2015
Peter we need the plans for the folding wing airplane please put it out there for us
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stwaller12 on February 17, 2015
Please post plans for the folding wing jet. That is a cool plane.
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giorgiocap7 on February 17, 2015
Nice job Ft crew. Amazing episode and two incredible new planes. Are the free build plans or sbk going to be avaliable for the micro folding wing?
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shermanhartman on February 17, 2015
Build video and plans come out tomorrow.

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SP0NZ on February 17, 2015
5 Stars...this video is easily one of my top 5 faves! Great work FT and awesome design Peter. +1 for plans on the swing wing plane.
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Ben Presten on February 17, 2015
Yeah you gotta give us a kit or at least plans for the folding wing thing.
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Bmoodz on February 18, 2015
Peter, heck yes. Make the mini jet available for free build plans!
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BiGrAyMaN22 on February 17, 2015
Please give us the plans for the folding wing plane.
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Jaracer64 on February 17, 2015
I would love to get my hands on plans or a speed build kit for the mini folding wing!
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dan106 on February 17, 2015
Plans for both big Guinea Pig and Mini Jet would be AWESOME... it is freezing out, need something to keep me busy!
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pity_the_fool on February 17, 2015
Great job Peter! I can't wait for the plans to come out and start building. +1 on releasing the plans for the mini jet, that thing looked awesome. Also, I am impressed with the new power packs. I priced the components individually and it looks like you end up getting the screwdrivers and lipo sack basically for free. I cannot tell you how tired I am of having to buy from four different online vendors to compile electronics. I wish you would have done this 6 months ago (as I have built up my electronic stockpile). Just add the batteries and some nicer apc style props and flitetest will be the one stop shop we have all been looking for. Keep up the good work!
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Theflyingfoam on February 17, 2015
All videos should be this long! I have been following Flitetest for years and so far I think this is the best video!
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Amdaylight on February 17, 2015
I am going to throw my hat into the ring also for the little fold wing design as both a speed build kit and a set of plans. I don't think it needs much more beta testing we all saw it work quite well when you dropped it out the Guinea Pig, we even saw how strong it was when Peter pulled a dumb thumbs and shut his radio off.
Andre Anderson
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rclover2.0 on February 17, 2015
You must have the folding wings as a design and speed build kit. Great video.
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willrocks on February 17, 2015
ya i want the speed build kit
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Hunter9921 on February 17, 2015
Please plans for mini plane!πŸ˜ƒ
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DanDaMan on February 17, 2015
I would love to see the Folding Wing as a speed build or at least plans!
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Bayboos on February 17, 2015
Both FT GP and the Folding Wing Mini Jet should be parts of one SppedBuild Kit and released together! Please don't let us wait for the "little friend". The history is full of failed "long distance bomber + carry-on fighter" projects; it's the resposibility of all of us to make this one successful!
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Christopher14 on February 17, 2015
The Guinea is awesome! I can't wait to get my hands on one. I would like the swing-wing jet as well. :)
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s367828 on February 17, 2015
One of the best FT episodes I've ever watched! Great format, cool content, fun interviews, amazing camera work and editing, sensational model designs and flying and most of all had me cheering at the screen when the TWO CRASHES happened!!! Good times and great work again FT team. Congrats to Peter on two amazing designs and thanks for all your hard work!!!
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Fraggi77 on February 17, 2015
Another vote for the mini plane.
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joker24458 on February 17, 2015
Yes, I know there are a lot of requests already, but I want to make my voice heard. PLEASE put out plans for the Mini Folding Wing plane!!!
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Highlander on February 17, 2015
Flite Test at its best! Awesome planes (both of them) and super fun episode to watch! Thank you and keep up the good work!
@Peter: Congrats and keep them crazy ideas coming, they are amazing!

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P_Angelo on February 17, 2015
A planta do mini-guinea encontrie em:
http://stonekap.net/ftplans/FT-Mini%20guinea-plans.pdf
http://stonekap.net/ftplans/FT-mini%20guinea-TILED-PLANS.pdf
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Troop 17 Aviation Group on February 17, 2015
Yes we want the folding wing!!!
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nsurina on February 17, 2015
Great video, it is one of my new favorites. Also, please release the fold wing, it looks like a blast to fly!
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SwissFreek on February 17, 2015
Some folks have complained that FliteTest lost a little of its mojo late last year. Those people can go... somewhere else. Just from the intro this is by far my favorite of y'all's videos in a very long while. Videos like this are why I watch/listen/read you guys. Epic.
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SwissFreek on February 17, 2015
Oh, and, yes, the little folding plane needs to be in the store, or at least in plan form. Please!
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willrocks on February 17, 2015
please put this in the store or plans i love the swing wing and the guinea pig i just cant afford it :(
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jondud474 on February 17, 2015
I know he's not always around, but I t's nice to see Josh Scott on the show again. And like most everyone else, PLEASE MAKE THE FOLDING-WING AVAILABLE! Even if it's just a set of scratch-build plans. Something! It's awesome! Just as awesome as David WindestΓ₯l's Tricopter V3 (just finished building it!)...
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Spitfiremk16 on February 17, 2015
Good to see Josh Scott again! The Guinea Pig looks like an amazing airplane. There seems to be nothing it cant do well which I think speaks highly of the amount of work you guys (especially Peter) has put into making it such a solid and well thought out design. Im looking forward to seeing what crazy things the members of the flite test community do with their Guineas. I know I want to build one now and put the mini plane in the cargo bay. Speaking of that please make the plans/speed build kit availible for the mini folding wing plane! It looks like a fun little "pocket rocket"
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MOcchionero on February 17, 2015
Awesome, I want one. But I am starting slow and careful! Thanks Peter and FT! Best entertainment for a cold snowy MA winter!
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FTprime on February 17, 2015
PLEASE PLEASE MAKE THE MINI FOLDING WING A SBK.
Just please don't wait 3 months for it. It can be a mighty mini, or a simple series plane!!!!
Salutations,
Colin
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SwissFreek on February 17, 2015
AND I dig that you guys are including hex- and screw-driver in the electronics kits. Good show.

Any chance we might be able to buy those nifty Flite Test tools on their own someday?
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joker24458 on February 17, 2015
I'll second this, I would like to see the FliteTest tools on the store separately. The logo on them looks great......also love the design and price of the FT Lipo Bag!
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Yankee on February 17, 2015
I need the video for mixing the motors to the rudder!
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samuel.chung.852 on February 17, 2015
Hey, design some skis to go with the airplane, or maybe move the rear wheel base a bit further aft to increase flare usefulness!

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airscan2 on February 17, 2015
Where can I find the plans for the FT Guinea Pig? I can't seem to find the build page...
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joker24458 on February 17, 2015
The plans are not up yet, but should be tomorrow when the build video is released. You should be able to find the plans in the article for the build video.
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NCC1701 on February 17, 2015
Some aerial footage of this plane with this song would be awesome:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPf0YbXqDm0
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willrocks on February 17, 2015
i want that folding wing terribly. plz put it in the store
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NCC1701 on February 17, 2015
YES
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thediehlio on February 17, 2015
YES to the mini plane!
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willrocks on February 17, 2015
I WANT MINI PLANE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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andrewb on February 17, 2015
Make a speed build kit on the foldable plane!
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aidan35 on February 18, 2015
when will the build plans be out

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StereotypicalBrit on February 18, 2015
100% YES to the mini plane! Speed build kit maybe??
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UncleBob on February 18, 2015
Hundreds of hours devoted to the Pig, but all we want it the mini plane made of scraps! I want to build one around a 2200mah and a 2826-6 2200kv Outrunner!
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solarflash on February 18, 2015
Wow, Guinea, folding wings and announcement of Power Packs all in one episode, How much better can it get. Did notice the descriptions for Power Packs in the store need to be refined a little, ie: Power Pack C saying it is for any single motor plane in mini series and then listing (2) motors. Might confuse a newbie into getting wrong item, just saying.
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solarflash on February 18, 2015
I was speaking of Power Pack C listed for fixed wing large for $65.00. In description it list two motors and two ESC and says it is for any mighty Mini. Pretty sure this is a mistake and might mislead someone.
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LetsFlyRC on February 18, 2015
Wow. I love the mini Folding plane. The whole episode was awesome guys. Great job.
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RChead7 on February 18, 2015
You HAVE to relieve plans for the swing wing
Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeese!!!!!!!!!!)!
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FliteGreg on February 18, 2015
I really want a twin, they seem to fly great. Great work Peter!
And please post the plans for that sweet folding wing mini. It could be a good way to do a "rocket plane 2.0" episode as a sequel to David's HK Parkjet. Or is it 3.0 if you count the Shinden episode? Anyhow... We love that mini!
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meljr on February 18, 2015
Very good guys hurry with the little jet see you at flightfest
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raddy on February 18, 2015
Nice video.
Last year I made the 100% rc The Twins, out of 6mm depron, a Peter design and Larry (RIP) made the plans, but the wings are a bit fragile. Foamboard is stronger, but we can not buy Dollartree foamboard in the Netherlands. Only expensive (4 euro's) foam, and you can not peel of the paper of. So we do need this foamboard in Europe too ;-).


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Zeb Ludlow on February 18, 2015
Have not watched the whole thing so well be leaving more comments. First off I love the intro nice and long. Second YES make a speed build of the little jet. Maybe since it is designed for the Guinea you could have a special package with both planes.
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Zeb Ludlow on February 18, 2015
That was THE top FT crash ever!

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Sharky on February 18, 2015
Been waiting for this one for a long time! Thanks Peter n Josh an I'm sure the rest of the crew for a GR8 job, can't wait to get mine.Please do the folding jet as I'm sure it will be a winner, any chance you can get the tri or quad ready b4 flitefest this summer? I have my reasons for asking as I would like to fly them while I still can so PLEASE help an old guy out, ok? Really like seeing Josh Scott again I think it works better with 3 of you again, I like the dynamic alot! Way to go an congrats on bringing the G. Pig to market! My grandson an I Love the show.
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Sharky on February 18, 2015
Hey guys I can't tell you how much myself and I'm sure the rest of the community appreciates not having to deal with a bunch of venders to get the rest of the bit's n pieces for the planes of our choice, Now, could you take it one step further an offer the entire plane complete everything included? I know why you don't do it but I believe the FT community would have no problem paying the combined price as we Love building an I know it would be worth it to order everything in one shot! Epic crash guys, keep them coming we need more carnage! HAHAHA

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maximaal on February 18, 2015
when does the ft foam arive in the eu
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nicktutttle on February 18, 2015
Awesome episode! Go, Peter go! Good to see 'Josh and Josh' again too!
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Kurt0326 on February 18, 2015
Awesome, Yes Mini Plane plans. Now, Guinea VTOL... ::Chanting:: VTOL VTOL VTOL VTOL
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LJch on February 18, 2015
Wow I think this is the most response yet, yes to both ,I was just going to start on the mini ,but really wanted a bigger version ,so your time frame is for me just great.
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BluBunnyRC on February 18, 2015
I want the mini planes and a how-to on the rocket mod please.

P.S. YOU GUYS ARE AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
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bikerman124 on February 18, 2015
Do the mini folding plane. Awesome. Small fast!

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steadfast4life on February 18, 2015
My beautiful wife gave me a gift certificate for Christmas. I've been holding off for the Guinea Pig. Ordered today! Now how about that sweet swing wing plane?
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JMN- on February 18, 2015
Yes! Great job with that one! The guinea is great! Definitely do the folding plane!
And finally, the electronics in the store is the best thing I've seen from FT in a while! : )
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awesomedirt5 on February 18, 2015
That little folding wing, that is the coolest plane i have seen in a long time. I would honestly build it before I build the FT Guinea Pig.
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saini_boyz on February 18, 2015
Guys please release the build plans and video. I have been refreshing the Flitetest page to check if they have been released or not. PLEASE.
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willrocks on February 17, 2015
swiss why do you want the plans just ask for it in the store as a speed build

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swiss_flyer on February 18, 2015
It's so expensive to send a speed build kit to Switzerland so I rather use the plans.

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Battershell on February 18, 2015
Ordered the kit before I even watched the video!!!!!!! You guys are awesome! Peter is a great addition to the flitetest team.
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Battershell on February 23, 2015
Got the kit ordered on Wednesday and got it in Fort Wayne, Indiana by Saturday afternoon. Does the 5 on the box mean it is the fifth kit shipped? Ha! I got one. Who cares!!!!
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johndeere23 on February 18, 2015
I would like to see the swing wing in the Filtetest store as a might mini, or as a add-on to FT Guinea Pig order.
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cbarnes0061 on February 19, 2015
Awesome job guys and yes you deff need to at least release plans for the folding wing.
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flysky on February 19, 2015
YES TO THE MINI PLANE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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lpmadewell on February 19, 2015
I assume it won't be long for the mini folding wing to come out, so I'm gonna build this once I get some new electronics. release the plane as a fixed wing as well as the folding option, that'd be awesome! and is there any way it can be a swappable? great work as always! looking forward to the mini jet!
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GlueTapeNFly on February 19, 2015
The swing wing plane is really awesome! I think that Peter should definitely make it into a speed build kit for the Flite Test store. Keep up the good work!
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jondud474 on February 19, 2015
Just a thought on the Guinea Pig's cargo door... What about reinforcing it with a pop-sickle stick, mounting a control horn on one far side or the other, and using the cargo door servo from within the cargo bay to actuate the door... It wouldn't handle as much weight pushing on the inside of the door; but it could, for light weight applications, be used to open AND close the door in mid-flight... Again, just a thought. I look forward to seeing what people do with their Guineas!
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jondud474 on February 22, 2015
Wow... Nevermind. Just watched Peter's 2009 video with one of the original cargo planes... I didn't realize he had already done what I pictured in my head...
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Yogenh on February 19, 2015
I would like to know if you have the decals that you have on it???

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swiss_flyer on February 17, 2015
please, the plans for the folding wing plane

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james40432 on February 20, 2015
yes please put the plane out for the folding wing jet
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umairf on February 20, 2015
Peterrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr Plans for that Little folding wing
Please !
May God Bless you brother :)

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Justin Berish on February 20, 2015
I would absolutely love to see some plans for the folding wing. It would be great for flying with friends.
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PapaMichael on February 20, 2015
Really great machine. I built a large depron Cargo Twin using the plans that Larry Ross put on RC Groups. The depron was cut by Balsa Buddies using a router. It was really fun to build and flew great. Peter was the designer. I drop paratroopers, ping pong balls and eggs from it. The rear door is servo controlled so I can open and close it from the transmitter. I have built a speed build kit of the Mini cargo twin and it flew great till one motor quit and I had to crash land it. very little damage and it's up and running again. I would love to make my Mini guinea have differential thrust but can't seem to get it to work. I have a Spektrum DX-8 and watch for the downloadable file but I guess it's not ready yet. I hope it will be available some time soon. Thanks for the great videos and products. I have also built the Mini Speedster and Scout and am working the Old Speedster now. Also built three of the NutBall models from your plans, that fly great. How can I show a photo of my large Cargo twin?
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BackPackModels on February 22, 2015
Hey ;)
I would not post a photo here but underneath one of the Guinea-related facebook posts. At least some will see it then,or at leat I would like to...
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FALSARC on February 23, 2015
I would love to see more on the swing wing. Great ideas and aircraft. Would love to teach a build class for the kids this summer.
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Rc lover on February 23, 2015
Yesssss I want that fold wing please πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€
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SnapPunchRobert on February 24, 2015
Cargo is Awesome, but that Folding Wing is Wicked Sick man, Wicked Sick 😎
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Mmott on February 24, 2015
Please can we get the folding plane! You guys should make something that can fit in the mini guinea!
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f4ucorsair on February 25, 2015
Please make a speed build kit in the store for the folding wing plane

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FTprime on February 26, 2015
WE NEED THE MINI FOLDWING
EVERY COMMENT SIAS THIS
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jono990 on February 26, 2015
I Want It it. If only it was cheaper to post over the pond... Perphaps free postage code ???
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spastickitten on February 26, 2015
Guinea is great and mini plane is cool maybe pocket rocket or something like that

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MPS1985 on March 1, 2015
Cool vid.cool plane.How say David: it's AWESOME!!!!
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Flyingninja on March 3, 2015
Please but up plans for the mini jet!!!!!!
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Fraggi77 on March 3, 2015
I WANT MINI PLANE!!!

Make a speed build kit and a build video, on the foldable plane - Please :)
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FALSARC on March 10, 2015
Ok FT, Please don't keep us all hanging in the air. Will the mini swept wing be available for purchase/download soon? I think I can speak for most uf us who would love to add this to our hangers, when when when or if not! The weather here in Rapid city is perfect and would love to get it in the air soon!
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Billy8 on March 10, 2015
I am going on a long trip and the fold wing is the perfect airplane to bring!!!
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Tyson Haslam on March 14, 2015
すごい!Awesome!
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BirdMan9876 on March 18, 2015
Thanks, i am soo excited to fly this, i might just buy it from your store! THANK YOU FLITE TEST!
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jenseng on March 25, 2015
The plans for the mini plane PLEASEEEEEE!
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Dark Wing on March 25, 2015
Any plans released on the mini?
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cobraracer on March 26, 2015
I challenge Peter an Josh to do a V-hull bottom and leave off the tail vert stabilizers. Can you see it? Instant Sea Duck -paint it yellow after waterproofing and you have a "Tailspin" version for water!
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Billy8 on March 26, 2015
99.999999999999999999999999999999% of all comments in this article are for the mini plane XD.
That mini plane is so cool it is the perfect one for my trip.
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ganguy on March 27, 2015
I built the mini and it flies like a charm! Everybody at our club admires it and I've got to build the big one next. Congrats on two great planes!
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Flying Fox on March 31, 2015
Wow you guys should make a Big Big cargo plane and then drop a mini cargo plane out of it somehow...
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Awhiteguy on April 10, 2015
I'd love to see Peter take the same basic design, move the motors a bit forward, and put a servo on the motor mount so the prop can rotate 90 degrees vertically. I think at that point it could give the basic foundation of a Osprey type vehicle.
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Phil Rosa-Leeke on April 13, 2015
Fantastic plane, I really enjoyed watching this video. It got me wondering if it could take some sort of Fulton surface-to-air recovery system (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulton_surface-to-air_recovery_system)(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PErEsNhDmo8).

In fact, that might be a cool challenge, maybe try to pick up and retrieve something into it's cargo bay.
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Paulshort on February 17, 2015
I would build the mini plane as soon as plans come out. Would it work for a slope soarer?
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tgreenhill on April 14, 2015
Yes, it would work, though it might not have the best performance, since it was built as a mini cargo plane, and not a dedicated slope soarer.
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charleyza on July 5, 2015
The PDF says the weight is 2.2 lbs without battery.

Does anybody know if this is after being built? So including hot glue, servos, motors & esc's ect?
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Noobi1951 on August 5, 2015
Thanks Peter (what a creative mind!) and FT for a great plane, and idea. I've been thinking of building a mostly scale Brothers C-23 Sherpa, which the Guinea Pig strongly resembles. My concern with the Sherpa is that it has a very small wing chord, very glider like.
I have no experience with twin powered aircraft and therefore doing some head scratching about wiring and power setup. I would like to stay with one 3s battery if possible for economy and weight. Would this be possible? I'm looking at around a 6' wingspan.
Thanks guys, if it weren't for your designs I wouldn't be able to afford the hobby.
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RabidPug on August 10, 2015
Unbeleivable, this is the second plane I have ever built, and the maiden was my 9th flight ever. (I am very new to flying)Steerable nose gear made me laugh(went through 2 lipos just taxiing!) The day after, I started doing flat spins and tumbles, i use 45 deg throws with no expo. Nothing but laughter!
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Flying Fox on September 1, 2015
Get the Viggen and somehow do mid air refueling! Please do it!
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CrashChez on November 26, 2015
Awesome design Peter! I'm in the middle of building my Guinea Pig.
Request: Please can you guys do a build video for the C-119 Boxcar. ....please?
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prabal276 on January 18, 2016
Hey,
Awesome Design peter.

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weswins on April 4, 2016
I just tried comparing the FT Power pack C Twin at my LHS to building an equivalent kit from parts at the hobby shop and I can not believe the value that you guy offer!! At my cost (Canadian), the power pack C Twin is $126.99 and to build the bare basics to mimick the kit will cost $213.80!!!

I'll put it in writing: I AM GOING TO BUY THE FT GUINEA AND THE POWER PACK TOMORROW!!!

Can't beat the value!! And it looks cool and I have heard nothing shy of the very best from this platform.
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