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Pelton Turbine Development For An Air Powered Model Helicopter

[Tom Stanton] has been messing around with compressed air power for a few years now, and most of his work focused on piston engines. He likes using 2-liter soda bottles as lightweight tanks … hackaday.com/2021/02/23/pelton

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TIL: mein 85g mini-FPV-Quadcopter könnte doch registrierungspflichtig sein, weil er zwar deutlich unter 250g liegt, aber evtl. schneller als 19m/s fliegen könnte.

(davon abgesehen eh, weil "hat eine Kamera" - auch wenn jene NICHTS negativ beeinflusst. Nein, auch nicht Privatsphäre!)

Die haben doch alle nen Schaden!

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Mastering The Tricky Job of Soldering SMA Connectors

There’s a satisfaction in watching someone else at work, particularly when they are demonstrating a solution to a soldering problem you have encountered in the past. SMA panel sockets have a particula… hackaday.com/2021/02/22/master

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Airplanes are ridiculously safe — just imagine having part of a car-engine explode and you'd keep driving the openly burning car to the next garage for repairs. t.co/YmFbdneeh7

that DJI "Flash" quadcopter has got to be the least interesting product in that segment for some years.

This is ridiculous.

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Manned Electric Helicopter With 7 Tail Rotors

One of the best things to come from the growing drone industry is the development of compact and powerful brushless motors. We’ve seen several multi-rotors capable of carrying a human, but electric helicopte… hackaday.com/2021/02/16/manned

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dRehmFlight: Customizable Flight Stabilisation For Your Weird Flying Contraptions

The availability of cheap and powerful RC motors and electronics has made it possible for almost anyone to build an RC flying machine. Software is usually the bigger chall… hackaday.com/2021/02/15/drehmf

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WTF? Nitromethan-Treibstoff ist gerade gar nicht legal zu kaufen?

Gut dass ich den Motor im 1:8er RC-Auto gerade eh auf elektrisch umstellen will.

Mein Vater kann seinen großen Heli dann jetzt wohl endgültig entsorgen.

dmfv.aero/allgemein/eu-verbiet

Nur Spezialexperten am Ruder!

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Hat die FDP schon vorgeschlagen, das Virus mit auf Quadcopter-Drohnen montieren Lasern zu bekämpfen?

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How To Run Alternative Batteries On The DJI Mavic Mini

Rechargeable batteries are ubiquitous these days, freeing us from the expense and hassle of using disposable cells. However, this has come with the caveat that many manufacturers demand their equipm… hackaday.com/2021/01/25/how-to

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Active Aero For A Radio Control Car

Motorsport became obsessed with aerodynamics in the middle of the 20th century. Moving on from simple streamlined shapes, designers aimed to generate downforce with wing elements in order to get more grip between the … hackaday.com/2021/01/03/active

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Federal Aviation Administration Announces Major Drone Rule Changes

If new rules from the FAA regarding unmanned aircraft operations in the US are any indication, drones are becoming less of a niche hobby and more integrated into everyday life. Of course… hackaday.com/2020/12/29/federa

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