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Posted by TommyClancy | Dec 29, 2018 @ 02:44 AM | 1,344 Views
Here is link to YouTube video
Twin motor STOL rc airplane- maiden flight!
Twin motor STOL rc airplane- maiden flight! (3 min 57 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Apr 15, 2018 @ 03:20 PM | 2,013 Views
Link below
Rc plane maiden flight (5 min 36 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Mar 01, 2018 @ 09:32 PM | 4,632 Views
I will share down a link to a video of how to make rc plane
How to make rc plane using foam (2 min 1 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Feb 14, 2018 @ 07:08 PM | 3,862 Views
After watching the video of how to make rc landing gear for airplane, I decided to share a video of how the landing gear is attached to the homemade foamy trainer airplane, I hope you will watch the video. Thanks.
Rc plane landing gear installation (5 min 8 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Jan 16, 2018 @ 12:53 AM | 2,517 Views
watch this video to see how I built my landing gear
How to make landing gear for rc planes! (4 min 56 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Jan 03, 2018 @ 05:10 AM | 2,328 Views
This is a multi functional tool a hot wire foam cutter and cut any foam into various layers you want for your aircraft and it can also be used to check your COG..
The wire is adjustable to the width you want to cut for your foam watch this video to see how I made it
How to make a hot wire foam cutter and a CG balancer (7 min 42 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Dec 26, 2017 @ 05:06 AM | 2,203 Views
I made this hot wire cutter using aluminum rods, it very easy to make .. Watch this video to see the build process
Super cool! Homemade hot wire foam cutter (6 min 11 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Dec 13, 2017 @ 02:46 PM | 3,050 Views
This video is going to show how to calibrate your esc using your transmitter just click on this
How to calibrate your ESC (1 min 9 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Dec 11, 2017 @ 04:14 AM | 2,700 Views
Hello! Having difficulties locating your CG? here's what you can do just click on this link to see the video
How to locate your CG? (2 min 12 sec)

Posted by TommyClancy | Dec 04, 2017 @ 10:20 AM | 2,381 Views
Hello all, after some years of research on fixed wing aircraft I can now make a successful one my previous blog is not very detailed or interesting so I am writing this blog about my new foamy trainer..
My trainer uses these following components:
Three 9g servos
1000kv brushless motor
30a esc
9*5 plastic propeller
11.1v zippy lipo battery
Fly sky Four channel transmitter and receiver
I bought my foam locally in my area I cut the design out starting with fuselage and glue it together, cut out my wings and reinforced it with carbon rods then I cut my elevator and rudder and reinforced with balsa sheet for more strength I add bracing to the rudder and elevator.
Installed my ailerons servo at the middle of the wing and use push rods to control the ailerons, installed my rudder and elevator servo.
I used colored tapes to design my plane, I used 3mm thick flat wood for my firewall and used balsa sheet for holding the wood to the nose of the plane and glue all together with the foam and then I mount my motor and prop..
This airplane has no landing gear, my homemade landing gears are always weak so it's hand launched. The wing is attached with rubber bands, I have flew this plane up to five times and has one crash and its still flying...Continue Reading
Posted by TommyClancy | Apr 16, 2016 @ 12:11 PM | 3,301 Views
I finish building my quad using plastic for the frame and wood for the blade.i tried to spool it up but it did not fly,it is spining on the ground.i have checked the length of the plastic but its seem to be equal.what should i do?
Posted by TommyClancy | Mar 27, 2016 @ 05:01 AM | 3,704 Views
My handmade is now on stand and i call it 'PHOENIX BIRD X70'.Is that name cool.i really need you guys help,for me a nigerian boy to build a flybarless helicopter neat and accurate with weight pls help.i search online on google 'how to make a flybarless rc helicopter'.hardly will you find the one with the steps,the only thing i could get after the search result is'flybarless vs flybar' which not the main thing i want.
But i sit down,surf online about the flybarless heli,at last i could get what it is and how it i decided to make one especially the took almost two weeks to make it with scratch materials.with all my effort i couldnt get these materials available which are tx and rx,servos,lipo batteries,esc's,gyro.etc
Is there anyone who could donate those materials to me.pls reply.
Posted by TommyClancy | Mar 24, 2016 @ 02:49 PM | 4,147 Views
Hello,i build up my heli to some stages,now it require the flybarless rotor head.A flybarless rotor head has no flybar to help stabilize it.
First i gathered the materials from different parts.i started with the atenna,i make a tiny hole into the atenna which is a little bigger than the main shaft then i insert a tiny metal rod into it and glued in which the sides are equal
Posted by TommyClancy | Mar 19, 2016 @ 11:24 AM | 4,132 Views
Hello,my homemade helicopter of mine was resurrected to be completed when i recieve the idea of making a servo and esc with simple tools and materials but what baffles me is that i got no tx and rc.can i use a ps3 wireless remote controller.The reciever is as small as a flash please how can i connect to the esc and servo to the reciever?
Posted by TommyClancy | Mar 18, 2016 @ 07:53 AM | 3,647 Views
I realize that building a helicopter and tricopter is not easy.Helicopter is very sophisticated in terms of building the swashplate,mounting the servo,the motor and especially the blade.A helicopter can't fly if the blade are not balance this is the most situation that need to be corrected in every rc helicopter.To balance the flight of a rc heli a lipo battery is mount on the nose of the helicopter.Helicopter are difficult to fly and it depend on the type of heli you,know the basic flight control of a heli before you fly it.Although i have never fly one.
TRICOPTER is a multicopter that have three motor at angle 180 degree.The three angle must be balanced and equal to as to make the flight require only one servo at the tail to control the yaw and three electronic speed controller and the simple other parts.
So,which is easy to build.kindly reply.
Posted by TommyClancy | Mar 12, 2016 @ 01:59 AM | 4,766 Views
Help name is olatunji tomiwa aka tommyclancy.i lived in ogijo,ogun state NIGERIA.i created this thread to recieve help from rcg users.I am building a rc helicopter but i have no money to buy it online because they are extremely cost.i want anybody to ship the heli materials such as servos.tx and rx's,brushless motors,blades,lipo batteries and chargers,gyros,swashplate,rotor head system (anyone),gears and the others.please i swear am not a scam so,please believe.if you have any old part you are not using please kindly ship it to me.this is my address:19,molatori street,off iyana school road,ogijo,ogun state Nigeria.
Have been this heli right from kid,thinking that i apply more speed it will fly,now that i have understand the basic principle of a rc helicopter i decide to build one but due to the lack of the mechanical and electronics part am unable to make it fly.
So,that why i requested help from here."I AM NOT A NIGERIA SCAM" Please kindly reply to this thread and i hope that i will recieve help!
Posted by TommyClancy | Feb 22, 2016 @ 11:34 AM | 3,630 Views
Is there any way to make a mini mp3 player inside a wrist watch?if it is possible then its gonna be awesome and cool.people will not get it easily where the music is coming from,i wish i can make one.if you have any idea please reply to this post.Thank you.
Posted by TommyClancy | Feb 20, 2016 @ 07:40 AM | 4,037 Views
Helo.i just build my rc helicopter but i got no blade so,i decided to build a blade from wood .
The required materials are:balsa wood(i used tyrod for cieling wood),pencil,saw,sand paper,craft knife and ruler.
Step1:get your wood and use the ruler to measure the length.width and breadth on the wood with your pencil.
Step2:cut the pencil line on the wood with the saw.
Step3:use the craft knife to shape the wood into an airfoil shape.
Step 4:lastly,now use the sand paper to smooth the wood.
Posted by TommyClancy | Jan 29, 2016 @ 12:05 PM | 4,508 Views

Hi,my name is tomiwa olatunji a.k.a tommyclancy,am still in secondary school, located at ogijo,ogun state,nigeria.Here is an explanation of my scratch built flybarless rc helicopter am unable to finish it due to lack of some rc heli materials but to cut a long story short.I started fabricating some part for the rc heli body with some aluminium sheet instead of fiberglass,i prefer using aluminium because it absorb vibration and easy to cut bore holes in it.
Before cutting my design,a first i couldnt figure what to construct so, i decided to search for rc helicopter frames on google and download some of the picture.
Every night i looked at those pics i couldnt figure the one i can construct because of the servo space,i haven't see a servo before thats why i couldn't construct that.Then i think of what do and i decided on constructing my own frame.Now i have built my helicopter.The main problem is the electronic part.please if you read this blog i would want you to help and it is for the sake of tomorrow.I am so young to the extent that i havent start to earn money for my self.please can you help me import the electronic parts to my house.
LOCATION:19,molatori street off iyana school rd.,ogijo,ogun state Nigeria.I would appreciate it if you can helr and your generations shall be can add me on [email protected] olatunji(tommyclancy)