Here is an Introduction and Overview of the project.
This is a rather complicated project so I began with the most challenging parts. That way I knew that if I could make those, the others would be easier.
Making The Cylinder Block
Making The Main Propellers
Making The Cylinder Adapter
Cutting Pyrex Test Tubes For The Cylinder And Piston And Making The Parts To Hold Them
Making The Graphite Work Piston
Making The Flywheel and Sanding Brass To Make It Shine
Making The Pulley And The Main Rotor
Making The Alcohol Lamp
A Sneak Peek At The First Test Fit
Making The Side Panels And Landing Skids
Making The Blocks To Hold The Ball Bearings
Final Build Details
First Flight And Final Thoughts