HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Blogs
Gadget Freak

Gadget Freak Case #241: Gloved Hand Controls Airplane's Flight

View Comments: Oldest First|Newest First|Threaded View
Page 1/5  >  >>
Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
The Kids Are Alright
Rob Spiegel   5/17/2013 11:47:57 AM
NO RATINGS
Some of our most inventive and colorful gadgets come from young engineers in training. This gadget was created by a team of engineering students. We've had a number of gadgets developed b student teams from both Colorado State University and Southern Methodist University. We've even had a number of gadgets submitted by a 15-year-old student. Keep your eyes out for an upcoming slide show featuring gadgets from budding engineers.

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Which gloves?
Ann R. Thryft   5/17/2013 12:25:51 PM
NO RATINGS
What fun! Maybe I missed it, but what gloves were used? I don't see them on the parts list. If not a specific brand, what type and material is best?

Debera Harward
User Rank
Silver
Re: The Kids Are Alright
Debera Harward   5/17/2013 3:56:41 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes Rob , You are absolutely correct now  a days young engineers are developing so good and captivating projects and models that it just keep us speechless .What i was thinking is what exactly can be the usage of this gloved hand control Airplanes flight practically .

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: The Kids Are Alright
Charles Murray   5/17/2013 6:12:26 PM
NO RATINGS
If ever there was a Gadget Freak that was bound for glory, this is it. I expect to see all but the most traditional RC flyers using this in ten years.

Cadman-LT
User Rank
Platinum
Cool Gadget
Cadman-LT   5/17/2013 9:52:59 PM
NO RATINGS
Really nice gadget, I just wonder how hard it is to control? Seems like it might be hard.

JPHartman
User Rank
Iron
Re: Which gloves?
JPHartman   5/17/2013 10:31:17 PM
NO RATINGS
We didn't use any specific gloves.  The gloves in the video an pictures were found at the local thrift shop. Tighter ftting gloves would probably work better than loose ones because it makes it easier to push the control buttons on the left hand.

far911
User Rank
Silver
Re: Which gloves?
far911   5/18/2013 3:08:12 PM
NO RATINGS
It is a beautiful concept. I would be really interested to try it out. By the looks of it, flying the plane looks effortless. However, I wonder if something like this can become mainstream.

warren@fourward.com
User Rank
Platinum
Fly by hand
warren@fourward.com   5/20/2013 8:50:43 AM
NO RATINGS
I wonder if you have to clap your hands twice to start it and stop it?

kenish
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Fly by hand
kenish   5/20/2013 2:10:57 PM
NO RATINGS
An inside loop requires a backflip and an outside loop is a handspring.

Pubudu
User Rank
Platinum
Re: The Kids Are Alright
Pubudu   5/20/2013 2:26:39 PM
NO RATINGS
True Debera, I think that those innovation coming because of the fresh bloods with fresh thinking without stuck in the box.

Congratulations guys .............................

Page 1/5  >  >>
Partner Zone
More Blogs from Gadget Freak
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
The DDV-IP is a two-wheeled self-balancing robot that can deliver cold beverages to thirsty folks on hot summer days. A wireless RF remote enables manual control of the device beyond the act of self-balancing. All of the features of the DDV-IP result in an effective delivery vehicle while providing entertainment to the user.
Design News and Allied Electronics have raised the stakes for our second-annual Gadget Freak of the Year contest. The top three gadgeteers will be awarded a total of $10,000. Don't delay, enter today!
Adam Berger hacked a computer keyboard into a mini key-tar to play with his band.
Dick Bipes couldn't find a boat lift remote with the specs he wanted, so he created his own for automatic operation.
Design News Webinar Series
10/7/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
9/25/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
9/10/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
7/23/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Nov 3 - 7, Engineering Principles behind Advanced User Interface Technologies
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Class: 10/28-10/30 11:00 AM
Sponsored by Stratasys
Next Class: 10/28-10/30 2:00 PM
Sponsored by Gates Corporation
Next Class: 11/11-11/13 2:00 PM
Sponsored by Littelfuse
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service