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How can I make a cheapest battery powered airplane in home(cost $1-$2)? Answered

Make a cheapest battry airpalne

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9anani (author)2011-07-15

Not tough if u could find these things
1. old picooz rc helicopter's broken tail part
a small pager motor or vibrator which u may get for free of cost in some
mobile repair shops
2. 3volts lithium "button battery''
3. small propeller
just follow this " https://www.instructables.com/id/mini-airplane/ "
to make a cheap best propeller from old can

now simple just follow this link to make a wonderful electric plane

" http://scienceglitz.blogspot.com/2011/07/awesome-mod-for-walk-along-glider.html "

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rickharris (author)2011-06-12

At such a low price you will have to "find" a lot of things - Think about rubber band power at first.

I assume your not expecting RC for that price.

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The Skinnerz (author)2011-06-12

Polystyrene foam is probably the best thing to use, and skin the wings with cling film to save weight.

For power, the cheapest option is to re-wind a small 3V motor with some magnet wire, and connect it to a couple of rechargeable batteries (need to be able to supply a high current). This setup will get hot, is likely to wear out the motor, and is far less efficient than a properly designed motor, but will work for a while.

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orksecurity (author)2011-06-12

I think you're going to have trouble finding a motor and battery which can produce enough thrust to make up for their weight, especially at that price.


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OrigamiAirEnforcer (author)2011-06-12

At that price, I think you might be hard pressed to find a cheap enough motor, let alone some batteries and an airframe.

What type of performance are you looking for?

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