Instructables: exploring - technology - remote-control - rc - plane - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:50:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Restoring/Recharging over-discharged LiPo (Lithium Polymer) batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-over-discharged-LiPo-Lithium-Polymer-bat/
Restoring/Recharging over-discharged LiPo (Lithium Polymer) batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/7XI4/I15L4RJ6/FQY7XI4I15L4RJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/7XI4/I15L4RJ6/FQY7XI4I15L4RJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/7XI4/I15L4RJ6/FQY7XI4I15L4RJ6.SMALL.jpg panther3001 LiPo batteries should never be discharged below 3.0V/cell, or it may permanently damage them. Many chargers don't even allow you to charge a LiPo battery below 2.5V/cell. So, if you accidentally run your plane/car too long, you don't have your low voltage cutoff set properly in the ESC (Electronic...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 19:55:22 PST
RC Model Corsair F4U made of Depron http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Model-Corsair-F4U-made-of-Depron/
RC Model Corsair F4U made of Depron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/24J5/IAWC7082/F8E24J5IAWC7082.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/24J5/IAWC7082/F8E24J5IAWC7082.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/24J5/IAWC7082/F8E24J5IAWC7082.SMALL.jpg Dusseced You like RC planes and want to build your own? Here is your instructable which gives you ideas how to build a plane with 6mm and 3mm Depron (expanded polystyrol). 132cm wing span, 98cm length and 1490gramms take-off weight. Suitable for all who have experience in building and flying an RC model. F...
By: Dusseced

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 12:33:15 PDT
Paper RC plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-RC-plane/
Paper RC plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/HXAO/IACFRCEX/FUGHXAOIACFRCEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/HXAO/IACFRCEX/FUGHXAOIACFRCEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/HXAO/IACFRCEX/FUGHXAOIACFRCEX.SMALL.jpg Rapatil Convert any paper plane into flying RC model! Watch the kids paper plane ruling the skies.Please vote for this project at fly it challenge! Materials pager motor70mah lipoPropellerCarbon rodMicro tx and RxLinear servo or coil servoMiscPliersWire Pair of scissors Making paper plane Fold an a4...
By: Rapatil

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Sun, 31 May 2015 18:47:02 PDT
Foamboard RC Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Foamboard-RC-Glider/
Foamboard RC Glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/9KPC/IACEBT8W/FS29KPCIACEBT8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/9KPC/IACEBT8W/FS29KPCIACEBT8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/9KPC/IACEBT8W/FS29KPCIACEBT8W.SMALL.jpg remzak In this Instructable we will create a simple foam board glider for hand launches, thermal soaring, slope soaring, and high starts. Why fly gliders? They are cheap to build and relaxing to fly. It is an interesting challenge to see how long you can keep it aloft. We have kept it up for a few minutes....
By: remzak

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Sun, 31 May 2015 20:55:54 PDT
RC Pen-triangle Ruler Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Pen-triangle-Ruler-Plane/
RC Pen-triangle Ruler Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4VRI/IAAWI0XS/FS64VRIIAAWI0XS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4VRI/IAAWI0XS/FS64VRIIAAWI0XS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4VRI/IAAWI0XS/FS64VRIIAAWI0XS.SMALL.jpg Alph199 When I have to study for my exams and when I get bored, I always make a little plane with my pen and triangle ruler. Now, I want to build it in 6:1 scale and radio controlable. Let's kick off! Get Your Parts The foam I use is 25mm (1 inch) thick. I found it as isolation material in my local craft...
By: Alph199

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Sat, 30 May 2015 07:21:53 PDT
Design & Build Your Own Electric RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Build-Your-Own-Electric-RC-Airplane/
Design & Build Your Own Electric RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SMALL.jpg APlane Here, I will show you how I made my twin motor RC airplane with a 75in (6.25ft) wingspan. These instructions will show you the basic ideas you need to think about and do when designing and building any RC Airplane. Find a Purpose For Your Aircraft Why do you want to build a model airplane in the...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:49:39 PDT
Apex Tricopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Apex-Tricopter/
Apex Tricopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XPL3/I9SN0C1Z/F9FXPL3I9SN0C1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XPL3/I9SN0C1Z/F9FXPL3I9SN0C1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XPL3/I9SN0C1Z/F9FXPL3I9SN0C1Z.SMALL.jpg Aidan25 I call this beast the Apex Tricopter. It's not a true Tricopter as it has four rotors, but it's certainly not a quad as it forms a triangular pyramid with a rotor at the apex (hence the name). This Tricopter can be made with either a 3d printer or a laser cutter, so if you have one but not the other...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 13:19:41 PDT
Foam RC Plane Building Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Plane-Building-Guide/
Foam RC Plane Building Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala **All of my RC and robotics projects can be found here: https://projectinkerer.wordpress.com/**At this project's inception, I was inspired to design and build an inexpensive RC plane that I could fly for enjoyment and perhaps in the future stick a camera on. As an aspiring engineer, the idea of buil...
By: Dhipak Bala

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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:27:33 PDT
Complete Guide to Building Your First RC Foamboard Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Guide-to-Building-Your-First-DIY-RC-Foamb/
Complete Guide to Building Your First RC Foamboard Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC The third video I have of the plane flying was a very old video I took with my really bad camera. As soon as my new camera comes in the mail I will make a better video of the plane fly. Also the complete video instructions will be out in within another month or so! So stay subscribed!Now I'm sure th...
By: FoamboardRC

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:55:09 PDT
rc drone step by step build http://www.instructables.com/id/rc-drone-step-by-step-build/
rc drone step by step build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/JTL0/HLZRVD0A/FZAJTL0HLZRVD0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/JTL0/HLZRVD0A/FZAJTL0HLZRVD0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/JTL0/HLZRVD0A/FZAJTL0HLZRVD0A.SMALL.jpg aemurton this is a step by step build of my plane i built a while ago. it has good flight characteristics for basic acrobatics and i put my hobbyking wing camera on it for on board videos .i hope this helps others to injoy hobby of building and flying your own model aero plane on a budget. materials. the...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:20:13 PST
Turn an RC plane into an RC boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-RC-plane-into-an-RC-boat/
Turn an RC plane into an RC boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/UA3V/HJKC0J3S/F60UA3VHJKC0J3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/UA3V/HJKC0J3S/F60UA3VHJKC0J3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/UA3V/HJKC0J3S/F60UA3VHJKC0J3S.SMALL.jpg lightnin9 This is the story of how a remote control airplane turned into a remote control boat.  Fail dramatically at flying a remote control airplane. The remote control airplane was only $30 at Harbor Freight.  I put it together in about 20 minutes, on the living room coffee ta...
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 19:31:03 PDT
DIY $45 FPV Goggles for RC Quad Copters or Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-45-FPV-Goggles-for-RC-Quad-Copters-or-Planes/
DIY $45 FPV Goggles for RC Quad Copters or Planes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/V60P/HKZAVWE0/FYVV60PHKZAVWE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/V60P/HKZAVWE0/FYVV60PHKZAVWE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/V60P/HKZAVWE0/FYVV60PHKZAVWE0.SMALL.jpg ScratchBuiltAircraft In my opinion the best way to enjoy FPV is with video goggles. Sadly the cheapest FPV goggles out there is around $150. $150 I don't have. So i came up with a solution! A DIY pair you can make for $45! Sure the experience isn't as great as what you would get from a Fatshark or other high end FPV gog...
By: ScratchBuiltAircraft

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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 10:24:11 PDT
Make a UAV for research and photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-UAV-for-research-and-photography/
Make a UAV for research and photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/J5ZG/HKOR5RSG/FGRJ5ZGHKOR5RSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/J5ZG/HKOR5RSG/FGRJ5ZGHKOR5RSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/J5ZG/HKOR5RSG/FGRJ5ZGHKOR5RSG.SMALL.jpg McMagical Engineer You, yes you, can build and fly a personal UAV. Read this and see how! If you like this instructable, consider voting for me in the RC contest. I remember riding in the car when I was little, watching the shadow of our car float over the ground beyond the guard rail. I would imagine that the shado...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 14:31:10 PDT
Scratch Built Delta Wing RC Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-Built-Delta-Wing-RC-Plane-1/
Scratch Built Delta Wing RC Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/SYSS/H1ZG7CAA/FINSYSSH1ZG7CAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/SYSS/H1ZG7CAA/FINSYSSH1ZG7CAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/SYSS/H1ZG7CAA/FINSYSSH1ZG7CAA.SMALL.jpg gibsoncrazed14 After being tired of using other peoples designs and PDFs. i decided to make my own! i came up with a base design and made up the body while creating the plane. i knew i wanted a stream lined  body to reduce drag on the plane so i came up with the long slender fuselage and a sleek compartment  for t...
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Wed, 16 May 2012 16:26:41 PDT
Transform a cheap RC Transmitter with Custom Firmware http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-a-cheap-RC-Transmitter-with-Custom-Firmw/
Transform a cheap RC Transmitter with Custom Firmware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/CHF0/GOHMB91R/FMZCHF0GOHMB91R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/CHF0/GOHMB91R/FMZCHF0GOHMB91R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/CHF0/GOHMB91R/FMZCHF0GOHMB91R.SMALL.jpg hivoltage The Turnigy 9x is a cheap Chinese radio transmitter widely sold by hobby king and other retailers under a variety of names. This is a computerized radio transmitter and is already a great deal for the price ($53 currently) and pretty capable if you can figure out how to use the stock firmware. The m...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 12:52:59 PDT