Good rc websites

Good websites partly or fully related to rc airplanes

Posted by Mr. M 11 years ago


RC Wheelchair

Hi everyone  Does anyone know how to make a electric wheelchair in to a rc wheelchair?

Posted by Thejersey 5 years ago


Laser RC car

Something along these lines...

Posted by PKTraceur 9 years ago


Remote Control Builds and RC hydraulics

Doe anyone have experience of remote control builds and Rc hydraulics from ENGLAND, not USA or Germany. John

Posted by Michaelgoode 8 years ago


Old rc plane parts?

Anyone has old rc plane parts? wings, body, wheels, motors, propellers, transmitters...Anything! My m=homemade rc plane just broke and im desperate to get it flying again!

Posted by NXTHacker 6 years ago


Whats your favorite robot/rc/weapon

Whats your favorite robot,rc,weapon?

Posted by Iwantbigboom 7 years ago


rc planes

Looking for rcplane plans

Posted by meathead7 4 years ago


RC Noob

I've never done much work with RC control, and i want to build a little rc car with tank steering (2 motors, one on a wheel on each side so steering can be accomplished by which motor is on).  I know I need a transmitter and a reciever (I dont know specifics of each :P).  All I know is that i want to PWM the motors and control with 2 home made H-bridges (motors require max current of 30 amps, so commercially made ESR's are too expensive) and control it via rc. I just really dont know what im looking for in the rc world.

Posted by guyfrom7up 7 years ago


RC helicopter cinematography

Both RC helicopters and DSLRs have shown some amazing advances and when they're combined the results are amazing. Eric Austin has a company called Heli Video that specializes in this with a helicopter-mounted Canon 7D and the footage rocks. With a free-roaming helicopter he can get shots that swoop in and out and then look down from above without any need for a crane or anything else. There are also no mistakes allowed as a crash means several thousand dollars worth of gear get wrecked. Check out the first video to see what this technique can do and the second for a view of the helicopter at work. via Core77

Posted by fungus amungus 8 years ago


The power of C.A.D.

This is what happens when I get my hands on C.A.D!!!! And this is a pic of the RC plane I am in the works of designing. I dont have the ratios to make everything the proper size so I had to estimate. I plan on having it done by the end of my school year in September.

Posted by Pat Sowers 11 years ago


Can anyone help, RC control problems

I have these controls http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I;=LXLDP9**&P;=MLOn the receiver end each channel has 2 negatives and one positive so you can switch polarity. My transmitter is not doing anything on any channel and I get constant current flow in one direction even when the transmitters off. I don’t know much about these types of controls and I looked through the manual and can’t find anything to help. Is there something wrong with the controls or is something else going on? Can anyone help?

Posted by kendallickes 9 years ago


How to upgrade your nitro car, buggy, or truck.

How to upgrade nitro vehicles!

Posted by Aron313 6 years ago


blimp help

I am attempting to make a R/C blimp. i don't know what to cover it with. would like to have some help for making the frame. i was thinking about making it out of screen but I'm not sure. suggestions?

Posted by Sun Gear 11 years ago


I have a lama v4 helicopter and it does not fly straight. It always flys off to the side!

Any ideas please help! And also the battery doest stay in the bracket in the bottom. I tried Velcro but it didnt work.

Posted by Aron313 6 years ago


Remote Control Car Controlled By Computer

I'm doing a project where I am rewiring a remote control car remote to work using a computer interface. I've found a few tutorials on how to do it, but they all deal with a "button" controller, where the motion is controlled by pressing buttons rather than using a "pistol grip" controller, or one with a wheel to control turning and a trigger to control acceleration and deceleration. Has anyone tried this, or does any one know if I would be able to use the tutorial linked below with this controller. I highly doubt it would work, but I would like a better opinion.http://jbprojects.net/projects/rc/

Posted by Claytonian 9 years ago


RC Truck mods

Hey, I just got a new RC truck that is moddible in like 100 ways. tell me what to do with it besides bigger battery and giant wheels.

Posted by Thelonelysandwitch 10 years ago


Ditgital RC Boat "RE" Build

This is the start of my first "RE" Build.. An old ('50's) Digital RC boat..going to start with many, many photos.. then move on to part id's.., ect.. will keep updating this..

Posted by kingkewl 11 years ago


amphibious tank??

We'll ive been building 2 tanks first is a normal rc tank then the second is a better rc tank. i plan to make a third one but i don't want it to be boring,so i decided to make it amphibious.Can anyone suggest me what method to dive and resurface?cause my plan might be to complicated cheers

Posted by Alexander heron the inventor 1 year ago


Rc airplane fuel for 2 and 4 stroke engines

I want to make my own home brew nitro rc fuel

Posted by TerryE39 9 months ago


Universal RC custom tweek

I'm not sure if I post this in the right topic, so let me know if I didn't, thanks.  My kid got two rc cars a couple of xmases ago.  One of the RC controllers antenna  broke off and want to know if there is a way to make a universal rc control unit so my kid can use one controller for both cars?  Kinda  like a similar function you have for a universal remote for a tv.  Thanks for any help you can provide.

Posted by doughnut64 8 years ago


Rc car out of ps3 controller+quadcopter???

Hi im just wondering if it's possible to build a working rc car using parts from ps3 controler and quadcopter such as ESC ,battery ,  2 motors in controller to power 2 wheels... ( This is just to see if i can find any use of those two things that i dont use , not trying to create a really good rc car , just checking if it is possible) The two motors would both have to spin at different speeds to make the rc car turn.

Posted by Z1G0 1 year ago


Super Mario theme played on bottles with RC car

The Super Mario theme keeps on truckin' through pop culture with this version done on empty bottles that are struck by an RC car.Also check the Rollerblade style this guy does via BoingBoing

Posted by fungus amungus 10 years ago


Dewalt battery powered RC car

I have an older RC truck that runs on a 9.6 volt rechargeable battery pack.  I want to see if its possible to adapt my dewalt 18v drill battery to power the truck.  Any advice would be helpful.  

Posted by dopeoperator 5 years ago


that I can do to convert 2 PWM inputs (rc servo) to 5Vdc analog?

Que puedo hacer para convertir 2 entradas PWM (servo rc) a analógica 5V?

Posted by racataca 4 years ago


My rc channel!

Didnt know which section to post this in so correct me if ive posted in the wrong ones! Ever since i started in RC a few years ago ive had a passion to help people so ive started a rc channel and would be grateful if you guys/gals could check it out! http://www.youtube.com/user/mrfishin101?feature=mhum Rc world! Im hoping to put videos up daily!

Posted by sharlston 7 years ago


Old RC Nitro Gas

I have a lot of old Nitro for an RC that I did not use. I do not want to just get rid of it. I paid for it. So what it's old and can't be used in an RC car. What can I do with it. I was thinking about making some makeshift lamps using rags and wine bottles. Will that work. What are some other things I can do?

Posted by presnwa 6 years ago


Coming soon-the COMPLETE Guide to RC Cars

I am currently about halfway done with my guide (well it's really an instructable) to rc cars. I will be including anything and everything rc car related. I am hoping to help anyone who is interested in buying an rc car, upgrading the one they already have, orif you are just bored and wants some entertainment. I hope to finish soon and post it by the 4th of July.

Posted by Electroinnovation 8 years ago


use cam from RC helicopter

I found a MJX T40C in my backyard. How can I use the cam without the helicopter? What voltage does it use? Thanx in advance! Taeke

Posted by tkonig 5 years ago


Trailer for RC truck

Hey guys, I am not much of a knex guy, but I made a strong trailer for my RC truck to pull around at the campsite to collect firewood (just sticks haha) anyway I made a knex "adaptor" for the car, but I cant figure out a way to make a strong connection between the car and the trailer.  Can someone help me out???

Posted by aminnich 3 years ago


How to Make an Rc car

Can someone tell how to make an rc car without adruino and without having any knowledge to electronics using transmitter & receiver, some kind of motor and ESC ...

Posted by AamitD 2 years ago


how to use LDR as a relay for RC car to increase voltage to motor

Hi there,  I would like to know more about how LDR's work, its quite difficult to source 3 volt relays in South Africa, so I had an Epiphany, why not use 2x  LDR 1x for Forward and 1x for Reverse on an RC car, I don't know much about how responsive the solution is, how many seconds or milliseconds delay  there is? Does it work like a switch?  would it be a viable option on an RC car? I'm sure this could apply to little 3 volt RC cars upwards, I know brushless is the way to go, however this would indeed be a great learning experience.  kindest Regards, Lee Reddy. 

Posted by Leereddy1818 2 years ago


RC car ¨tuning¨

So I have an RC car and so does my friend and whenever we race them he always wins so I was thinking of maybe tuning it a bit (you know add an extra battery or something) so how can I tell how much voltage my circuit board and motor can take. The car itself uses a 12v battery and is fully digital (you can go slowly or quickly and you can turn only a bit or all the way, you know what i mean) I can provide some photos of the circuit board if that helps, just ask.I know that RC cars are a bit childish but when Im older I want a job involving cars so thats a good place to get started =]

Posted by kacper00100 9 years ago


balloon help

Does any body know where to get a blimp shape mylar

Posted by Sun Gear 11 years ago


Recharging an RC car with NonRechargeable Batteries

I got my little sister these little rc cars made by tomy. they have infrared to avoid obstacles and navigate themselves (pretty cool) but they burn through batteries very quick. it uses 2 x AA non rechargeable batteries so i want to make them rechargeable. Here is my problems with current ideas, and the pictures really help explain everything so please look there. 1 normal rechargeable batteries --- will have to remove battery door every time and it is too much hassle 2 use rechargeable battery pack for wii like below -- not as common and expensive 3 heres the one that might work incorporate a 3v rechargeable power source with a dc charger port and 2 indicator leds, all in an enclosed 2 x AA battery holder HOW??? please help --- i just want to make it work out but i really dont care if i have to change the batteries or anything like that also, i need to make 2 of these so cheap please!!! and maybe add another led for the car to have a glow like pic 4? thanks rak

Posted by raykholo 9 years ago


rc car building

I am interested in building an R/C car for the first time but i don't want just a standard bought kit i was more interested in buying all the parts individually can any one suggest where i start and what parts will be needed do i start with the motor or the chassis i really don't have any idea. So if anyone can give me some serious direction and helpful information on how to start and possible parts that would be great. Also could i just purchase an instruction manual for a kit and buy the parts individually instead of the kit and upgrade certain parts. thanks very much and no clever comments about how to use google my self i have tried but it just keeps sending me to self build kits and this forum site with other questions about self build kits thanks again

Posted by mathewsavage 5 years ago


havoc=picco z=venom micro rescue?

Im pretty sure that the "havoc heli" and the "picoo z" are the same. the back of the box both say "silverlit", and the helis both look exactly alike. pleez give me your feedback on what ya think. thanx. edit: i found this thing at towerhobbies.com called the venom micro recue, and it has the same exact rotors and IR controller.

Posted by nerfer192 11 years ago


Need help driving a wheel with a 180 degree servo

So for a Electrical Engineering class I have we were given a challenge, to design a robot that can go a certain distance on carpet using only servos and 3d printing (and any sensors we would like to use). I want to know if anyone could tell me if it would be possible to drive a wheel using only a servo. Maybe the same type of drive that trains use? If someone has any ideas that could help I would appreciate it. 

Posted by ebailey-kelly 1 year ago


Custom mechanical K'nex?

With all this 3d printing now days, and some of it is being used with K'nex I'm wondering if there are more things that need to be added to the range. Now i can understand that K'nex with its target at younger folks (the highest age they list is 9+) it probably isn't feasible for them to spend the time developing some things. And the things im talking about? Pneumatics More powerful motors Custom gears (sizes, rack and pinion, worm gears) Servos A more dedicated robotics system anything else i may have missed? Just peoples thoughts on whether this is worth pursuing, perhaps even make them for sale (please don't sue me K'nex)

Posted by jjefferson1 2 years ago


Hirobo XRB Remote control helicopter

I have a Wireless remote control twin blade helicopter for sale. This is not the cheapo mini copter you see on Ebay. This is an hirobo XRB, cost me $400 new still have the reciept. Comes with xtra rotor blades, remote, 2 Lipo batteries. I have cut some of the plastic away to make it lighter in weight. The X and Y axis are adjustable on the heli and the radio. It flew great 1 year ago, The blades are a foam composite, ( you can buy carbon fiber ones online.) The colars where the blades mount are broken, so if you want to use it as the heli you have to purchase new ones from Hirobo, couple bucks I assume. Or you can use it for whatever you want to, everyone in this community is quite creative, I however am not. I'll try to post pics. Someone can build some cool stuff with this. Make me an offer

Posted by fineglock9 9 years ago


Street Racing Style Muffler For Rc Car Less Than 1 Dollar

I made a muffler for my BMW. A instructable coming soon!

Posted by Shayon Khaled 5 years ago


My rc channel!

Id just thought id let you friendly bunch know of a new channel ive just creaated for anything rc related. http://www.youtube.com/user/mrfishin101?feature=mhum Feedback welcome! Thanks :) Sharlston

Posted by sharlston 7 years ago


3ch rc ciruit board

I would like to build my own rc airplane. I already know how to build the fuselage and the wings. I also have the landing gear. I have a 27mhz rc circuit from an old rc car. The problem is the car was only a 2ch board. I need a 3ch transmitter and receiver. (Throttle, left/right, up/down). I'll be honest, I don't know much about circuit boards, but I can learn. Does anyone know how to make the circuit board for this, or where I can get a custom board made for me?

Posted by popit 8 years ago


Modified RC car

I've been working on this sucker, and I have so far added a battery pack to it that consists of 8X AA NiMh rechargeables and it goes like sh*t on a stick! 13v when it's fully charged! Check it out! Wheel cam:

Posted by Punkguyta 8 years ago


well my rc car broke and i was looking for something to do with it

So i have a motor, some battery holders, and possibly some remote control parts but i have no idea how to work them. any suggestions?

Posted by FreakyDeeky 10 years ago


Flying RC panes, Mustang P51-D

This is my almost new Mustang plane. It is really cool but I could use some advice as I have never flown a large plane or a plane with gears before. Anything would help and could you post a video of YOURS if you have a similar RC plane. Thanks.

Posted by Electroinnovation 9 years ago


Things you can do with RC car

What can you do with a RC car? With a cheap one you can take it apart and have a remote control motors -light switch -RC spud gun firer or starting something dangerous. -moving surveillance cameras -many more stuff With a good, truck version -snack fetcher -surveillance bot -attach a mop to it -many more (sorry no pictures, camera broken)

Posted by starwing123 10 years ago


Mind Control RC Car

Hi my names Paul Im doing a project on building a Mind Control RC Car using the EEG Emotiv Headset. I was planning connect the headset to the laptop and use an arduino to connect up to an interface board(im not too sure) which connects to the remote joystick.  I was wondering if anyone has done this project before and it would be so awesome to get any tips or instructions of any sort.  Thanks please let me know

Posted by paulyshin 4 years ago


vr rc spy car

I was interested in a wireless spy car to use in my backyard (to hunt for a waskaley groundhog : elmer fudd) now i was looking in Make mag and i found this( http://makezine.com/14/bajabuggy ). it really dosent tell u how. now i already have a rc car (Traxxas vxl Bandit) and i dont wont to destroy it or buy a new car it cost $300. so i wont to know how i can still use a servo without connecting it to to bandit wiring and for cheap

Posted by 808665 10 years ago


What can I use this little RC car for?

Does anyone have a use for something like this? I was going to take this wee little car apart for the motor, but I'd hate to destroy it if I can still make something out of the whole body, the wheels and everything should still work. I think the little capacitor in there just went dead or something like that.

Posted by Punkguyta 9 years ago


Will a project controlled through Bluetooth using a Smartphone be applicable for the RC Contest?

I'm making an electronics project which I can control using my Smartphone through Bluetooth.

Posted by Jonathanrjpereira 11 months ago