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DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch by Breck Baldwin

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CHAPTER 11Hack the Flack: Make and Fly Your Own Design

Abenefit of the Brooklyn Aerodrome approach comes from getting to put something strange and fun into the air. This chapter takes you through the process of creating planes out of whole cloth from design to execution. You will have joined the select few who have designed, built, and flown their own remote-control (RC) airplane. It is assumed that standard Flack gear will be used (i.e., motor, servos, etc.) and similar building techniques. There are lots of ways to make airplanes; this is one of them.

The best part is that it is not that hard if you approach it methodically and with a bit of patience. This is not a good place to start as a beginner, but you don’t need to be an expert either. ...

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