3Doodler Plane - Finished pre flight

3Doodler Plane – Powered Flight

 Setting The Scene A hell of a day, so much work and planning, this is my last chance for another few weeks and it needs to be today! My contact has told me when he will be there. Weather permitting he should still be there when I finish at the office. He is a professional…

occulus rift and kinect

Proper VR is Coming

This is the future right here. Oliver Kreylos has been doing amazing things with the kinect for a while and the latest has made it onto BBC technology news recently. Check out the BBC report here, Of course even the BBC is subject a a spot of sensationalisation and referees to it as a Holo…

3Doodler Plane Full Flight Kit

3Doodler Plane – Full Flight Kit

SO CLOSE NOW!  I have managed to get all the RC kit mounted and working, the motor is fitted along with the new propellor. Many thanks to “NoFlyZone” for the fantastic blog on how to select a propellor, an easy to follow guide and just what I needed. For now the receiver and battery are just…

3Doodler Plane RC Controls Front

3Doodler RC Plane Control Surfaces

Control Surfaces Completed! I have a post to write about the build but for now here is the video showing all the control surfaces working. Next steps, mount the motor, cover the wings, mount all the remaining bits and tidy up the wires. …. see if it flies! Advertisements


3Doodler Plane – The MOTOR

Time to Electrify!  This plane isn’t going to fly without a motor, so here it is! And here is the metal mount covered in 3Doodle. It was a bit tricky getting the ABS to stick to the mount, once I had one of the screws surrounded I could just carry on from the start point…

3Doodler Plane - Elevator Test 1

3Doodler Plane RC Control

A quick Post Just a quick post to show how the RC 3Doodler Plane is coming along. All the RC gear and motor are making the plane very heavy so there will probably be more than a couple of re-builds down the line with smaller batteries and servos. I am currently working with donated RC gear…

Sand Babel

3D Printed Sand Buildings

The Sand Buildings Are Coming  I have been writing about printing solar updraft towers in the desert from sand in the desert for a while and I am very excited to see the concept progress even if its not me that progressed it! See my original concepts here  3D Printing in construction  My original page  (scroll down…