The FT Legacy is now available from the FT Store and available to scratch build using the free plans (found here)!
The FT Legacy is the culmination of around 7 years of Flite Test. It's the celebration of Josh Bixler's dream to create a year-round world of flight. It can be built in various configurations, including a simple 3-channel for the beginner pilot. The huge bush tires and sturdy gear (included in the kit) make touch and go landings a breeze.
Speed Build Kit
Wingspan: 56 Inches/1422mm
Control Surface Throws: 12 Degrees
Expo Suggestions: 30%
Prototyping the founder's FT Legacy plane
Every great airplane starts with an idea. Here's where the FT Legacy began - with trial and error, tweaks and mods and general experimentation to create the perfect founder's airplane.
Fuselage build instruction
The first chapter of your FT Legacy build focuses on the fuselage, landing gear, and tail.
Wing build (single motor)
If you're looking to build a single-engined FT Legacy, you can use this video to build the wing.
Wing build (twin motors)
If you want to follow the twin-engine route with double the power (and double the fun, right?), you can assemble a wing with two motor nacelle pods. Here's the video on how to do that.
If you need anything extra to build your new FT Legacy, from a kit or from scratch, we probably stock it. Here are some handy resources.
- Adtech 2000 Pro Hot Glue Gun (our favorite)
- Hot Glue
- Foam Board (pack of 25 sheets)
- Foam Board (pack of 50 sheets)
- Electronic power packs
Article by James Whomsley
Editor of FliteTest.com
YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/projectairaviation