Flying a remote controlled plane is so much fun and you can have all that fun if you learn how to build an RC plane by yourself.
Here is how to one cutting the cost of buying one.
To build the plane you have to take three main steps. They are:
1. Prepare the parts.
Have a model plan of the kind of plane you want and map it out on a card board using a pencil.
Cut out the plan into pieces that you will later attach to make the fuselage and put these aside together.
Assemble each of the parts like the elevens, the vertical stabilizer making sure that all angles fit in neatly and that they are well jointed. Make and attach the control horns to the elevons. Make sure that you have the angles right. This is very important.
Have all the other parts like mortars, wires, propellers, under carriage and remote control in order.
2. Building the plane.
Start by building the body. Once you have the plan cut out, assemble it making all angles touch the other. Tape the boards as you join them going further into the board along the angles to have a firm joint
Attach the elevens. With the control horns already stuck on the elevens, this should be easy. Align then elevens along the plane’s belly. Make sure they are well balanced and then tape each elevon firmly to the body. Ensure that the tape generously runs to the edge of the elevon on each side cutting off the excess at the corners.
Having done that, place the plane to stand on its nose and tape along the elevens joints, bending them forward a little to give the hinge a firmer hold and strength.
Now it’s time to attach the vertical stabilizer. At this point, make sure the stabilizer is straight and that it flushes well with the body on the rear of the plane to keep the plane from turning.
3. The electronics.
Have an area marked off near the nose of the plane for the motor. Use the motors dimension while marking. Mount the motor on this provision you have made then attach the propeller.
Attach other components like battery pack, receiver and speed controller carefully distributing the weight so that the plane balances well.
Connect the wiring and the servos which are essentially gears that help to give motion to the moving parts of the plane.
You can now fly the plane and teach your friends how to build an RC plane by yourself.
Selecting home furniture can be quite tricky, most people just know they need furniture for their homes but they have no idea how to select the right furniture for their home, one that suits their style.
Fortunately, there is a wide variety of furniture available, therefore, you can never run out of options.
However, making the decision can be challenging as getting the right furniture is more than loving its initial beauty.
The construction and style of the furniture has to be durable, therefore, you should also consider the quality of the construction as well as details of the piece that you are about to purchase.
This article highlights 4 tips on how to select home furniture.
Consider the construction
You want to purchase a heavy and solid furniture, therefore, avoid light aluminum and particleboard frames as well as sticks with solid wood construction.
Solid wood frames last longer but you should ensure that the price range is within your budget.
The cushions are another point that you should consider when looking at the construction of the furniture.
Before you purchase the piece, give it a test and no matter how beautiful it looks, do not purchase if it is not comfortable.
Is the shape of the piece of furniture you are about to purchase trendy and will it stand the test of time.
Home furniture is a long term investment and it defines you, therefore, choose one that you love now and still love in 10 years.
However, this does not mean you choose something with no style or shapeless.
Whether your prefer something traditional or contemporary, you will get many updated versions in the market.
Check the finishing
If the furniture has any stain, exposed wood or finish color, you should not purchase it.
The finishing of the furniture can alter the entire look of the furniture.
One can easily change a chair from contemporary to traditional by changing black paint to a cherry stain or simply paint the mahogany white to make it more feminine.
Consider the fabric
If the furniture will be used frequently, you should consider choosing slightly darker fabric while the lighter colored fabrics blend in well in a formal living room, bedroom or foyer.
Lastly select home furniture that has some personality or an unexpected element.
The shape should be a little unconventional or have some interesting tufting. Whichever way, the furniture you select should reflect your personal style.