BUILD YOUR OWN REMOTE-CONTROLLED AIRPLANES QUICKLY, EASILY, AND INEXPENSIVELY!
Take to the skies with a majestic motorized model aircraft you create and pilot yourself. Written by the founder of the Brooklyn Aerodrome, DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch shows you how to build a Flack (Flying + Hack) delta wing from the ground up using widely available, low-cost materials and tools. You'll also learn the skills you need to get your plane into the air and keep it there. By the end of the book, you'll be able to create your own customized designs. The sky's the limit!
Discover how to:
Select the components you’ll need and get them at a low cost
Build a sturdy deck and secure all of your airplane's electronics to it
Construct the airframe with the proper trim and center of gravity
Learn to fly--one crash at a time
Diagnose and repair your airplane
Decorate your aircraft for dazzling daytime flights
Illuminate a night flyer with otherworldly effects
Experiment with unique airframe shapes, including the Flying Heart, the Bat, and the Manta Ray
Learn the basics of aerodynamics
Devise, build, and fly your own unique designs
Companion videos available at http://brooklynaerodrome.com/bible
- Publication Date:
- 12 / 06 / 2013