high-capacity capacitor. The capacitor
is charged with a three-cell pack of AA
batteries, which drives the motor with
a nice power burst that decays as the
You can quickly recharge it as many
times as you want with no degradation.
The engine and capacitor are mounted
on a carbon rod.
My friend, John Krouse, purchased
a similar device from BP Hobbies.
Instead of a paper airplane, however,
he built his own airframes using 1mm
Depron, tissue and balsa.
Although not RC, the 11-gram,
11-inch-span models provide plenty
of FF enjoyment. The possibilities are
unlimited. Thanks for the inspiration,
you are up to in the world of small-field flying.
As always, please let me know what
Manzano Laser Works
RC Hot Deals
10201 Scarletoak Dr.
Independence KY 41051
John Krouse uses the PowerUp paper airplane power module on his self-designed small-field FF models.
AUGUST 2013 www.ModelAviation.com