Introduction: How to Make Touch N' Go Skids for Your RC Helicopter

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Make a ground unit or fly with these skis for rc helicopters!+How to make the skis!

Step 1: Materials

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tooth pick
rc helicopter 
and index card or light cardboard

Step 2: Make 2 Triangles

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Cut out 2 triangles with light cardboard or index cards m 

corner angles 30 o, 60 o, and 90 o

o = degrees  

Step 3: Poke Holes in Triangles

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Poke holes in the 2 triangles with scissors the width of a tooth pick 

Step 4: Tape on the Triangles

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Tape the triangles on the skids of your heli 

Step 5: Slide Tooth Pick Through the Holes

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Do what the title of the step says!

Step 6: Testing Tips

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When you test it, descend to a smooth surface like a counter top or something
Next, when you touch the surface cut the engine to idle or low power you will slide across the surface as a ground unit
Then, power up and take of again!


hack_everything (author)2017-03-11

nice pictures could be better though

A flyin muffin (author)2011-07-24

Pretty cool idea, although if you were not using a micro sized heli then you would need much stronger material than index cards. Also, does it just shoot forward when you try to take off after landing?

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