‘Millie Bob’ – An Easy to Build Model Plane

Looking for an easy build model plane? Check this one out…


easy build model plane - Millie Bob

Scratch model builders will be interested in this video series created by Conor O’Neill. He’s put together a playlist of videos detailing his build of ‘Millie Bob’ from start to finish, including maiden flight! People interested in getting started with scratch building will not want to miss this – very informative.

Millie Bob was designed by Tony Wright as the first model aeroplane for his daughter to learn to fly R/C. So, it uses a low cost 3S motor set to minimise cost and to keep things simple and it has a wingspan of 44 inches.

Here are the full specs:

Wingspan: 44″ (1118 mm)
Designer: Tony Wright
Length: 33.9″ (860 mm)
Weight: 26 oz (737 g)
Radio Functions: Ailerons, Elevator, Rudder
Power Source: 22 x 28 outrunner
Battery: 1500 mAh, 3S

Those who’d like to have a go at building this model for themselves can grab the plan over at the Traplet Shop here.

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