Jumper Dart DIY Foam or Paper RC Airplane Flight Test Review

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This plane would be a great winter build project, intro to elevon planes, and fun at your local indoor RC facility. Find it here https://goo.gl/4XbQny

Pros
– Fun project build. Should be great father/son project for the winter.
– Comes with spare parts for building a spare plane should you crash/destroy the first one. And if the second one gets destroyed, you can even build a spare plane out of paper/cardboard/foam to use with the RC electronics.
– Simple, easy to fly, three channel plane.

Cons
– Build instructions were sparce. But this video should help https://youtu.be/OP9awUKRTd0
– Elevons setup of the Jumper transmitters is not intuitive. Here’s how to do it for the T12 JumperTX (OpenTX) version https://youtu.be/9r76PGWbnE4, and for the T8SG Deviation versions https://youtu.be/R2xO6mQuDaQ
– The airplane flies in the opposite direction of what you would expect. I think that this may be caused by the increased drag from the control surface movement outweighing lift. If you know a better explanation, please chime in the comments.

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