R/C Remote Drop Mechanism

Carry a toy (or pizza) high in the air and drop it from your R/C plane or copter!

Written by Rick Schertle


Time Required: 1–2 Hours

Cost: $10–$15


RICK SCHERTLE teaches middle school in San Jose, Calif., and designed the Compressed Air Rockets for MAKE Volume 15 and the Rocket Glider for MAKE Volume 31. With his wife and kids, he loves all things that fly.


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