Introduction to the Plantraco Microflight Video Podcast. The First 7 episodes cover the assembly of the MicroScout Kit - a great 16 gram 3 Channel R/C model aircraft.
How to Cut a Bevel on the Hinge Line for a magnetic actuator installation. Fuselage strengthening. Good techniques to learn here for MicroScout AND MicroRacers build.
Build up a composite assembly with 1/64'' plywood soaked in CA glue. Align the tail parts of the MicroScout, and Glue the wing up. Good techniques here to learn
Add centering magnets to magnet actuators and understand their function and setup.
Install Magnetic Actuators - MiniAct and MicroAct are quite similar. How to use Z-bends. How to use a Figure-4 clevis part. Everything you want to see about control linkage with Plantraco magnetic actuators that do the job of the traditional servo on our Micro Models
Install the GB03 or GB04 gearbox and 100X80 Propeller. Use Reamers (jewellers broach) to bore holes larger on the gearbox mount to get the correct downthrust (thrustline)
Install the Micro9 0.9g 3-Channel receiver on the MicroScout. See how the actuators and motor plugs right in. Plug-N-Play plugnplay plug and play all the way! Also put the wheels on the axle of the landing gear.
The MicroScout is complete! Let's take it out for a spin and see how this Micro RC model performs! Loops in the gym, and outdoor flying too.