Done for the day?

If you get to a point where you need to stop for the day... Work on a different part of your plane (i.e. work on the fuselage while the wing's glue dries, or work on [...]

By |January 17th, 2016|Categories: Flight Academy|0 Comments

Pelican Plans

Here is the most up-to-date version of the Pelican Plans.  Remember that if you have a question, please look at one of the finished airplanes before you ask for clarification.  An example is often the most [...]

By |April 17th, 2015|Categories: Flight Academy|0 Comments

Kindergarteners come to Flight Academy

A small, but extremely eager group of kindergarden boys wanted to build some things to fly.   Well--they came to the right place!  [note--this page is meant to demonstrate my ability to insert and manipulate [...]

By |March 19th, 2015|Categories: Flight Academy, Teaching Science|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Carbon Fiber Pushrods

Pushrods are one of the most important parts of your airplane (wait--aren't they all important??). If your pushrod fails, your chances of a successful flight are very close to zero! Pushrods connect the servo horn [...]

By |March 18th, 2015|Categories: Flight Academy|0 Comments

Glues!

UHU Por: Apply in a bead, then immediately spread thin with your finger or spreading tool. Allow to dry fully (5-8 minutes is enough, but don't wait more than 20). Then press parts together firmly. [...]

By |March 13th, 2015|Categories: Flight Academy|0 Comments