Flite Test

FT 22 Speed Build Kit

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The FT 22 is a fun flyer that beginners and advanced pilots can enjoy together. This 2 sheet design is the first of our new Simple Series, which uses the FT Elements Simple Firewall, instead of a power pod. Considering the sleek look of the FT22 and it's excessive elevon control surface throws, the FT22 is actually a very forgiving platform that we would even go as far to say that it would be a great first plane/trainer. This is an excellent introduction to bank and yank style flying. With a smaller motor and battery, this plane could easily be flown indoors in as small as a 2 court gymnasium and with a heavier set up it penatrates well enough to be flown in light to moderate wind. 

Usually ships within 3 business days. 
This includes the airframe only (no electronics).
This airframe was developed by Chad Kapper and Josh Bixler.

  • WEIGHT WITHOUT BATTERY: 8.3 oz (235 g)
  • CENTER OF GRAVITY: 15.5 - 16 inches (394 - 406 mm) from the tip of the nose
  • CONTROL SURFACE THROWS: 40 ̊ deflection, Expo 30%
  • WINGSPAN: 25.5 inches (635mm)
  • RECOMMENDED MOTOR: 24 g 1300 kv minimum
  • RECOMMENDED PROP: 9 x 4.7 slow fly minimum
  • RECOMMENDED ESC: 10 - 25 amp
  • RECOMMENDED BATTERY: 500 - 1300 mAH 3s
  • RECOMMENDED SERVOS: (2) 9 gram servos 








Kit includes:

  • Laser-cut foam airframe
  • FT Elements Simple Firewall
  • Push rods
  • Control horns
  • Data Sheet
  • Velcro



Reviews (27)

27th Feb 2017


I have not assembled the kit yet, but it came very well packaged and looks to be of excellent quality. So far I am very impressed with Flite Test and look forward to getting this bad boy in the air. Once this kit is done and if all goes well, I will be back for more speed builds without a doubt Once I have built the kit I will update this review.

Andrew Cobill 17th Dec 2016

One of the most rewarding experiences of my life!

I bought this as my first plane. It was easy to assemble; the hardest part was putting the linkage stoppers on the servo arms. After I balanced it out I immediately tried to fly it. I crashed it in the first 30 seconds of being in the air. I completely destroyed the nose. Even though the nose is destroyed, it still flies great. It's been surviving every crash since the first one with almost no damage, even when I hit the ground nose-first. Not only does it look amazing, but because the propeller is pushing the plane instead of pulling you don't have do worry about damaging your expensive electronics when you crash. I would definitely recommend this plane to anyone who is just getting into the hobby.



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