As it whizzes overhead, you might think it’s a military drone, but it’s actually just a hobby project using recycled materials. The main body is made of cardboard and the electronics are salvaged from previous projects.
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A duo of innovative DIY-ers has made a hobby of creating remote controlled airplanes from scratch with materials you can find lying around. You can make it using new materials for about $100 if you don’t have free recycled materials on hand. You can order a ready-made parts kit from these guys (multiple options available) and put it all together in 3 hours with the help of build instructions on the blog.