Category Archives: Flying

DIY – How to Make your own RC Helicopter!

DIY - How to Make your own RC Helicopter!

Although most of us would be better off buying an RC helicopter off the rack at the local hobby store, you can make your own if you want to with this terrific DIY guide on how to make your own RC helicopter.

Flying RC helicopter is really very exhilarating. Their versatility gives a RC pilot a complete access to the three-dimensional space in such a way that no other machines can! I have played RC helicopter for more than one year but still find that I have just learn

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Stanford “Autonomous” Helicopter can Learn Stunts!

video://secret.com/http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2008/september10/videos/helicopter.flv

Stanford computer scientists have figured how to teach autonomous helicopters how to do stunt maneuvers.

It sounds like a great idea to me if they can apply this to general robotics.

Stanford’s artificial intelligence system learned how to fly by “watching” the four-foot-long helicopters flown by expert radio control pilot Garett Oku. “Garett can pick up any helicopter, even ones he’s never seen, and go fly ama

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MotoPod is a Motorcycle Stash for your Personal Airplane!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq2dLNiFaos

Perhaps, this MotoPod will let more people with personal airplanes to get around town easier by letting them stash their favorite dirt bike/motorcycle under the plane.

…basically a cargo pod that allows you to carry a street-legal motorcycle underneath your plane. The motorcycle is a Yamaha XT225 which was selected because it was both economical and lightweight, and overall the pod and bike add about 500 pounds to an aircraft’s total weight. (Resulting in an airspeed cut of about 9 knots.)

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Video of A380 Airplane Taking Off

Here’s a cool video of the A380 taking off. (

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Martin Jetpack

Yey, the Martin Jetpack is out. 

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Crazy Wingsuit Base Jumping/Flying!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okA34PT41ig

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHlOvhlKPvs

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYrId4WlR4Q

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4XuyrZNchA

Going at over 100MPH sorta like flying squirrels, these wingsuit base jumpers are really taking skydiving to another level.

via oneart

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Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Electric Plane!

Yey, at last a hydrongen fuel-cell powered electric plane that can do top speeds of 62mph!

Not your jet plane but still, you are flying very efficiently.

The plane is based on a two-seat Dimona motor-glider frame with a 16.3 metre (53.5 feet) wingspan. It was modified by BR&TE to incorporate a hybrid low emission engine, containing Intelligent Energy’s power dense Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell power system and lithium-ion batteries, to power an electric motor coupled to a conventional propeller.

Three test fli

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Worlds largest RC aircraft

Check out the Largest RC plane in the world. (supposedly claimed until the next person who comes out with something bigger. Heck, why don’t you just build an RC plane for your dog?)

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Pulse Jet Go-Cart

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U-grFuXZ9U

Wow, wee! Dat thang is loud! We are on a blog marathon today folks to start off 2008 on a speed-blogging theme. We will be posting 30+ posts per day just like “we used to”.

via HackedGadgets

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