not allowing it to fly properly. The structures are very fragile and break with the slightest of pressure. Hello, I bought a cheap ARF airplane to mess around with. Prices do vary with who sells it, but it's awesome stuff, and usually shipping will only be a few bucks, say $5-$6 When you buy a CTH plane you will "Fly more, Fix less!" I don't use FoamTac on styrofoam any more when it ate a hole in the wing of a motorglider I built from scratch. Cutting Wing Core Blanks Wing Core Blanks must be cut from foam. 5. On foam models, glue all of the pieces back together with foam-safe CA or epoxy. A razor saw does this job quickly and easily. Here you see the the repair area has been cleaned up and the replacement LE material and the two notches that will need to be cut to carry the LE past the open area are shown. If your plane is beaded styrofoam, any beaded packing material will do for a patch. The solution is given by the special foam adhesives because the common glues burn and destroy it immediately. I used Lowe’s foam which was a cheaper alternative to rohacell foam. I was very P.O'd at the time. It's fine on EPO. When using epoxy, try not to overuse it because cured epoxy adds a fair amount of weight. 3 For this wing repair, we needed to replace the leading edge (LE) and the front portion of the broken rib. Below are the four of the best special adhesives for foam which are suitable for construction or repairs, of aircraft models made of this material. Make sure the plane balances about 1/3 to 1/2 the wing cord length back from the leading edge of the wing. Its also easier to do 3D aerobatics. Foamies (Kits) I have a cessna skylark 182 (5 channel) that ate dirt, the wing has torn from the flap to about 1/2 way thru to the front of the wing, It will go back togeather but does take some flexing - it took a nose dive so it is bent as if the wing tips tried to touch the prop, (horizontally) any ideas on how to hold it in shape while the glue dries? EPP foam will return to the shape it was cut. I begin by fixing any major dings or dents or damage to the foam by using either a light spackle or foam filler like Beacon's Foam-Tac Foam Filler. Re: how to fix broken foam wing OK friends, much obliged for you kind help. BSI's Foam Safe CA is the BEST stuff out there, and a giant 2oz bottle of it is like $15, and like $10 for a whopping 8oz of kicker (refill bottle- put a sprayer on it and it works). The tail snapped off when my son crashed landed it. Discussion How to repair Parkzone Foam? Used Zap-0 Foam Safe CA glue on one side & Kicker on the other, made a simple jig to aline things pushed them together & within a few seconds the wing was solid again. 1 decade ago How to repair a broken tail on a RC styrofoam plane? Now that you have your paint, tools and materials together, it's time to prep your model. Use the battery to balance the plane. 6. I cut the templates from 1/16” aircraft ply because I had scraps around, a much better material for hot wire cutting is Formica, which is what is sometimes used to cover kitchen countertops. Fill in any gaps with foam-safe CA and microballoons, and then reinforce the area with some packing tape. We rarely have a fire as shown in the picture but even that plane was repaired and still flying. I hit the ground pretty hard with it and cracked the "nose" almost right off. 4. If your plane is smashed the foam will heal. and i figured that tape and or ducktape would weigh the back down. What types of glue can I use to repair it? 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