Underwater Jetpack Project. [HELP NEEDED] Answered
Im planning on making an underwater jetpack something like this.
However I'm a bit to dumb to figure out all the ESC and electronic components of brush-less motor systems. Im also limited because this is a school project and in order to be reimbursed the materials need to come from amazon. I will be using it in a chlorinated pool for demonstration but salt water resistance would be nice. My requirements are as follows:
1. Propeller must be covered as I may do another project after this one that requires fingers (im thinking 6in diameter pvc pipe with chicken wire or a metal grill over the ends)
2. Modifiable for different circumstances. (I already cut up an old backpack and screwed a plywood board to it for mounting the propellers and batteries, however I may decide to go with hand or foot mounting instead.
3. A trigger operable switch. (Cordless drill style although I don't care that much about speed control.
I'm planning this project to be for a senior year high school project (next year) so I have plenty of time.
Do you guys think something like this would work for the propellers? Their for air so I would expect significantly reduced performance in water. However if they are to high rpm/low torque to spin properly in water perhaps I could keep the enclosure and switch out the motors for higher torque ones.