‘Mechanical Fabrication’ Archive

RC Quadrotor May 26, 2010 No Comments

The mechanical group from our quadrotor team at school still hasn’t put together a working quadrotor yet, so I decided to show them up. I’ve purchased off-the-shelve electronics from AeroQuad and built a minimal frame myself. Below is the first test of the quadrotor. The flight is short because it is inside my bedroom.

Homemade RC Hovercraft February 21, 2010 No Comments

Check out my new RC hovercraft! I went through two versions over two nights ending in this bad boy. It is made only out of cardboard and basic RC electronics. The electronics include a DC motor, a speed controller, a servo an RC receiver, and a 350mAh LiPo battery. Features include three rear control surfaces, [...]