F-22 Raptor Scratch-built

A 36-inch wingspan F-22 made entirely of dollar-store foamboard. Powered by a Turnigy D3536/8 1000KV Brushless Outrunner Motor running on a 3-cell 2200 maH LiPo and pushing a 10 x 7 APC-style prop. I decided to build one after seeing it featured on FliteTest.com here. I flew it a couple times with DT-700 motor and an 11-inch prop, but that made the plane very sluggish and a nightmare to fly. With the new motor it flies very fast and stable, although I do need to get bigger/stronger servos, the small 9-gram ones it has are too weak to push those huge control surfaces when going fast. Stay tuned for a flight video.

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