Introduction: Nutball Glider
The Nutball is a fun starter plane to fly, and to make.
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Step 1: Parts
1. 2X 9 gram Servo (Photo)
2. 1X Receiver (Photo)
3. 1X Corresponding Transmitter (Photo)
4. 2X Push Rods
5. 1X Foam Board
Step 2: Making the Wing
Using the hobby knife, cut an oval in the foam board, then cut the long sides off, to make them flat.
Note: To make 3D, Fold up wingtips a little bit, then hot-glue in place.
Step 3: Servos
Cut 2 rectangles in the wing, big enough for the servos, but small enough to fit snugly. The rectangle's short side should be close to a long side of your wing. Put the servos in the holes, and then hot-glue them in.
Step 4: Control Sufaces
Cut a tail like the one in the photo, but add a tab on the bottom. Cut a Rectangle, using the tab on the bottom of the tail as a stencil. Then put the tab for the tail in the hole for the tail, and then hot-glue it in. For the airelion, cut 2 lines in the back of the plane. Attach one push rod to the tail, and the other one to the airelion.
Step 5: Finishing Up
Attach the receiver to the top of the plane in any way you want, and power up with an li-poly battery. Power up your Transmitter, and you are ready to go!
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