The RC airplane design calculator has been created in order to provide an approximation of specific airframe parameters. Use this airplane design calculator to help you determine key airframe dimensions along with an approximate target weight and power for your radio control aircraft.
Recommended Build Specifics – RC Airplane Design Calculator
The recommended build material when using the design parameters for the RC airplane design calculator is foam board. Building with foam board allows a lightweight, inexpensive and easy to build airplane. This airplane design calculator assumes that the shape of the wing is of a constant cross sectional area. This requires the main airplane wing to be rectangular in shape when viewed from above and as pictured below.
Using the RC Airplane Design Calculator
Each calculated parameter can be reviewed in the image below to better understand where the dimensions are measured from.
To use the calculator simply select the type of airframe that you are building. Next, enter the wingspan of the airplane you plan to design and make. The wingspan of the airplane is entered in imperial (inches) units.
DISCLAIMER: Please use this airplane design calculator for informational purposes only.