3D printed remote controlled helicopter

3D printed remote controlled helicopter via Beyond the Beyond...

Shapeways member buho29 printed out parts for a tiny remote controlled helicopter on Shapeways. The parts cost $25 and there were some issues with one of the connection points, balance and with the model getting dirty from oil. But, he 3D printed a helicopter! Of course he still had to do the assembly, and will need some more R&D to get it just right and added off the shelf parts to his design. But..he 3D printed a helicopter. I for one can not wait what the next versions will look like!

6 thoughts on “3D printed remote controlled helicopter

  1. DU says:

    I see over 5 minutes of flying in a circle. I see zero 3D printing.

  2. Anonymous says:


  3. craig says:

    I’m with the previous commenters. Why no info on the 3d printing? I fell asleep watching the thing fly in a circle for so long.

    hint: edit key.

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