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"This Book's Website"

Is brooklynaerodrome.com the website the DIY RC Airplanes book is referring to when it mentions "This Book's Website"? In chapter 12 of the book, there are two different references to "check out this book's website for updates".  I am actually…

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Started by Steve Madere in Misc 1 Reply · Reply by Breck Baldwin Dec 10

Alternative USB controllers for sim?

The recommended USB controller in the DIY RC Airplanes book which is "Dynam 6CH USB RC Flight Simulator for Radio Controlled Airplanes and Helicopters" 60p-dyu-1002-simulator seems to be out of stock pretty much everywhere. Do you know of any…

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Started by Steve Madere in Learning to Fly 1 Reply · Reply by Breck Baldwin Dec 10

Learning to Fly

We don't have videos yet of learning to fly but some encouragement would get me going. 

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Started by Breck Baldwin in Learning to Fly 11 Replies · Reply by Breck Baldwin Dec 3

More on first Flack

Here are the pics of my first Flack,,,,,,the one flying the GoPro camera in the video in my previous post. If you noticed and wonder about the nose clips of the flack in the video,,,,,they are holding balancing washers to help with the CG. It is…

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Started by Marty Baecker 1 Reply · Reply by Breck Baldwin Nov 30

First Flack

I must say my first flack has been great fun. I had done a couple of other scratch builds before discovering Breck and his flack but I am now sold on the flack. I guess because success was realized. Thanks Breck for what you have done to promote…

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Started by Marty Baecker in Flack Building 1 Reply · Reply by Breck Baldwin Nov 30

Missives from Builders

Send me your stories or post your own. Got the below via e-mail and am sharing (with permission). -------- Hi Breck,   I spoke with you briefly while you were packing up at the end of the day at the NC Maker Faire to say thanks for writing the…

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Started by Breck Baldwin in Flack Building 4 Replies · Reply by James Stevens Oct 29

Getting Airplanes Built

There are lots of resources for building Flacks (aka Towels). Youtube has build videos that go through the entire process of building a Flack kit from scratch with nothing left out. Takes about an hour.  Post questions here.  Good luck Breck

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Started by Breck Baldwin in Misc 23 Replies · Reply by Ashok Mehta Sep 22

Miscellaneous

This category is for miscellaneous stuff that we don't have a category for. 

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Started by Breck Baldwin 3 Replies · Reply by Breck Baldwin Sep 11

Build Forum

This is where folks can discuss builds and get help.

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Started by Breck Baldwin 16 Replies · Reply by Breck Baldwin Jul 6

Build resources for UK/Europe?

Hi there, After reading the Make article and buying the book, I'm just starting to pull together parts for my first Flack build with half an eye on starting a new squadron based out of Edinburgh Hacklab. I've identified that we call Coroplast…

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Started by Gareth Edwards in Flack Building 2 Replies · Reply by Timm Kehler Apr 18

Flight Stabilizer

Can a flight stabilizer be used and would it help?  If so, can you recommend a flight stabilizer?

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Started by Rob Lawson 0 Replies

Is GreenGuard PB4 a viable wing material alternative to Dow HPU P/P?

Hi I picked up the book a few weeks back and today everything has arrived in the mail I need to build my first Flack, almost. I've yet to find an Australian source for the Dow HPU P/P for the wing.  After calling around the usual suspects locally I…

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Started by Geoff Steele 0 Replies
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