As always we also have complete build plans available for free linked at the bottom of this article.
When you purchase your speed build kit, we encourage you to save the cut outs and make yourself a template!The FT Simple Storch offers some of the usual build techniques along with a few new design elements. Center your servos and get your servo extensions. You'll want to also build your Power Pod before first!A full list of electronics is available below. Pre-dialed in differential will give your aileron more upward deflection.Be sure to clear out all of the channels so your plane will fold together tightly.Keep an eye out for the 'new' cloudy white glue sticks which don't work as well as the original clearer sticks.The landing gear is the most recognizable feature of the Fieseler fi 156 Storch. We replicate this unique landing gear easily with just a few bends of wire. These components come with your speed built swappable kit!
We are also introducing FT Elements Reinforcement Discs with this build!We designed the FT Elements Reinforcement Discs based on viewer feedback and with these discs you'll be able to have a more secure connection to your power pod and fuselage.The tubing can be cut to secure your bbq skewer into your fuselage.The FT Simple Storch features a very clean design with how the canopy glues together.We're excited to see how everyone will customize their FT Simple Storches!The speed build kit come with wheel cutouts and control horns and other accessories, available here.Complete power packs are available for your power pod.If you want to pick up a speed-build kit head on over to the web store! Otherwise, you can download the free plans at the link below.
MOTOR - Suppo 2217/7 1200kv Brushless Motor (Park 425 equivelant)
4 Servos (Option 1) - Hextronic 9 Gram Servo
4 Servos (Option 2) - Suppo SP-90 9g Micro Servo
ESC (Option 1) - TURNIGY Plush 25amp Speed Controller
ESC (Option 2) - Suppo 18A Brushless ESC
Battery (Option 1) - Turnigy 1800mAh 3s 20C Lipo Pack
Battery (Option 2) - Turnigy 2200mAh 3s 20C Lipo Pack
Prop (Option 1) - Slow Fly 10x4.7 prop
2 - 12" servo lead extensions
2 - 24" servo lead extensions
Y servo leads for ailerons (and flaps)
Thank you to the entire community for making projects like this possible.
Let us know how your build went or if you have any tips or comments, chat it up in the forums!