Flying (and Crashing) Copters with Parallax


Today Parallax came out to MAKE HQ and let us test drive a number of their cool toys. They set up their quadcopters, y-copters, and hexcopters, hooked their ELEV-8 to an Intova camera, and used the video to fly with a first-person perspective. We pulled the feed into a streaming... Read more »

How-To: Quadrotor Transport Case


Instructables user Brian Ward posted this how-to for building a wooden storage and transport case for quadrotors. Inspiration for this project came from a falling box that broke the frame of his his own hand-built copter. Read more »

Weekend Projects – 10-Rail Model Rocket Mega-Launcher

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Complete instructions for this Weekend Project can be found at Nothing is more exciting to model rocket enthusiasts than a multi-rail launcher that can blast several rockets off at the same time. For rocket clubs and events, it's almost essential to keep things moving at an exciting pace with... Read more »