3D Printed Ultimate Biplane 10-300S (RC Plane)





Introduction: 3D Printed Ultimate Biplane 10-300S (RC Plane)

Make It Fly Contest 2016

First Prize in the
Make It Fly Contest 2016

3D Printing Contest 2016

Runner Up in the
3D Printing Contest 2016

I have designed this plane from scratch using the software Catia. This plane was specificly designed for 3D printing, which means that it is very light (about 400 grams without electronics). There are .stl files of every part that is used on this plane (except the wooden beams - you have to buy them). To build this plane, you will need a 3D printer, some skills with building RC models, and a lot of time, but it is worth it.

Step 1: Creating the Digital Prototype

You don't have to do this, it is already done. It just for you to imagine how this plane was created.

Step 2: Print and Glue Together

Print the parts you need, assembly them together and glue. I used the epoxy, and it is perfect.

You will need:

  • 3D printer
  • epoxy
  • wooden beams (3x3 mm)
  • balsa (for ailerons)

Step 3: Coating

I have used the ironing foil Oracover. Top is transparent red, and the bottom is pure black.

You will need:

  • Ironing foil
  • sharp knife
  • flat-iron

Step 4: Finish

There is also an idea how to box this plane when you need to travel with this plane. You wil need a huge box (I guess this one is from some graphic plotter).

Step 5: Fly and Enjoy

Nobody is perfect....

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4 Questions


Could not find aileron stl files?


Also i need dimensions?


I need help..Is anybody there?


I could not find a piece hinge of rudder.
Or which one i can use?




But it is not easy to find parts in the list of stl files. So can you send me complete project of part files please?
Thanks a lot... evrengoroglu@gmail.com

You mean type of camera?

Congratulations on winning the First Prize!

Whoa, I am so happy. I still can`t believe it :)

Neither can I! :)

That is so cool! Congrats on the result from the hard work!

Moc pěkná práce, pane! :-)

very nicely done! other than the crash, does the frame hold up well to repeated landings and such? or does it need a pretty delicate hand?