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Can I build an aircraft and fly it with mechanical power but not remote control systems? Answered

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free-flight
free-flight

10 years ago

maybe im working planning to work on one al already have an electric mortor

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

11 years ago

Like redesign says,. its called free-flight. There is also control line flying, where you have two wires that can push and pull on the elevator controls.

Re-des's comment on autonomous flying was nicely addressed in the last Make magazine.

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Re-design
Re-design

Answer 11 years ago

I knew I heard that word somewhere lately.  That issue might still be on the news stands.

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 11 years ago

Best magazine deal I've had - all the print editions and the electronic ones too.

Steve

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Re-design
Re-design

11 years ago

Sure it's called freeflight.  You launch you plane and it goes where it wants to.  People been doing that for longer than there has been r/c.

New are systems that you can program and it will fly itself to that location and land.  I think that is called autonomus.

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ANDY!
ANDY!

11 years ago

Maybe.