DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch (Paperback)Breck Baldwin (author)
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Take to the skies with a majestic motorized model aircraft you create and pilot yourself. Written by the founder of the Brooklyn Aerodrome, DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch shows you how to build a Flack (Flying + Hack) delta wing from the ground up using widely available, low-cost materials and tools. You'll also learn the skills you need to get your plane into the air and keep it there. By the end of the book, you'll be able to create your own customized designs. The sky's the limit!
Discover how to:Select the components you'll need and get them at a low costBuild a sturdy deck and secure all of your airplane's electronics to itConstruct the airframe with the proper trim and center of gravityLearn to fly--one crash at a timeDiagnose and repair your airplaneDecorate your aircraft for dazzling daytime flightsIlluminate a night flyer with otherworldly effectsExperiment with unique airframe shapes, including the Flying Heart, the Bat, and the Manta RayLearn the basics of aerodynamicsDevise, build, and fly your own unique designs
Companion videos available at http://brooklynaerodrome.com/bible
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 451 g
Dimensions: 231 x 183 x 18 mm
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