FLOAT Status Update February 2015
To update our backers with the status of the film, I think it is fitting to start at the very beginning of a journey 17 years in the making.
My... Read more
Full Project Update Coming Soon
As the title says, we will be posting a full update to the status of the film within a week. There will be footage. And updates on schedule and status.... Read more
Today I shipped out all the MiniStick and Pennyplane Kits. After many long nights and countless hours selecting, cutting, sorting, and stocking, the kits are ready for you.
In all... Read more
After waiting for quite some time for materials to arrive, the kit assembly has commenced!
Your kits will include:
Hand Cut Balsa Wood from Nick Aikman of England
Ultra Light... Read more
Just wanted to let you all know that today we sent out surveys asking for some information we need in order to ship your kits. Please fill them... Read more
Float Documentary Status Update
We appreciate all of your continued support, and apologize for the long time we have taken to post this update. There has been a lot of speculation about what's going on... Read more
Trip update #1 : England, Germany, Japan, and Romania
I have finally found a moment to update everyone with our adventures. I am currently sitting in the other room as Phil, John and Dalibor (our crew) are filming an... Read more
24 HOURS LEFT
We are closing in on our deadline, and with less than 24 hours to go we are at 105% funded! Thank you so much for your support!
At exactly 5:30 PM Eastern time, one of our backers increased their $20 pledge to a $1,000 Co-Producer Level Pledge and put us over the top. Thank you to all... Read more
So with just 4 days left we are at 96% of our goal. First off we want to say Thank you to all of our backers...YOU ROCK. We... Read more
Float in Model Aviation
We have been featured on the Model Aviation Website. Read about it here!
115 and counting
We have breezed past 100 backers! Martin Herron was our 100th backer and he will receive a MiniStick Kit, Float T-shirt and poster in addition to the download he pledged for.... Read more
Just one of the amazing places we will film...
If we reach our goal we will be able to take HD cameras inside a salt mine in Romania, 700 feet underground. The mine is 210 feet tall! This is... Read more
93 backers and counting!
Thank you for your support! We have already surpassed the number of total backers from our first campaign in 2010 and we have 18 days to go! There will be... Read more
MINI STICK KIT DESIGN
Influenced by Rob Romash's record setting "Poonker" design, the Float Ministick is designed for flying in small spaces. Suitable for living rooms, meeting rooms, class rooms this plane should weigh... Read more
Video Teaser from the 2010 World Champs
Here is another video update, showcasing the beauty of F1D in flight. This was filmed at the 2010 World Championships in Belgrade Serbia. The building is a concrete and glass... Read more
Brett Sanborn Answers Questions on Reddit!
Brett is doing an IAMA which means people from all over the internet can ask him questions about anything they want! Brett is going to talk about F1D's and the... Read more
First F1D Kit has been Pledged!
Congrats to Gary Hinze, editor of the blog Endless Lift and new F1D builder!
Gary will also be getting a Float T Shirt and Poster as the first person brave enough... Read more
What is a Penny Plane?
A Penny Plane, or Limited Penny Plane weighs 3.1 Grams and has been flown for upwards of 15 minutes. Here is a video of John Kagan winding and launching his... Read more
What is a MINI STICK?
Wondering what a MINISTICK is? Well, this bit of archival footage from Santa Fe, Argentina filmed in 1998 will help!
Here is a home video shot by Kang Lee at the US Indoor Championships held in Johnson City TN, May 2012.
The Plane, flown by Larry Coslick, is known as... Read more
Our First Backer!
Congrats to Dave R. for becoming our very first backer. He will get a special prize....A FLOAT T-Shirt!
We will be awarding some special prizes to milestone backers, so stay... Read more