Air Bottle Helicopter

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  • youtube just showed me this video because i'm subscribed to you and, quote "Tom Stanton viewers also watch this channel". LOGIC! also i love how that propeller just decided to carry on on its own while the bottle "landed" :P

    Kyra ZimmerKyra Zimmer8 tuntia sitten
  • You could get a longer flight by removing the nozzle on the tail boom. Vintage 3ch RC helicopters had a frisbee like disc on the tail boom instead of a rotor. This disc limited the spin rate to something manageable in a hover, and the curve acted like a wing enabling straight forward flight.

    KJ6EPLKJ6EPL12 tuntia sitten
  • I'm not good in mathematics but I love watching your content.

    Joseph NavarroJoseph Navarro14 tuntia sitten
  • Try this but with co2 canisters instead then meaby it could work well

    GodZHawKGodZHawK16 tuntia sitten
  • On the speed record helicopters rc they dont have tail rotors the just have a tail and the forward speed keeps them straight. Dont know if that gives you any new idears.

    p kp k17 tuntia sitten

    Donot see thisDonot see this21 tunti sitten
  • Stanton is a genius.

    M RM RPäivä sitten
  • Id like to see a brilliant fellow like you make a steam powered rc car that uses electricity for heat. Im sure the people would love it.

    canadian jokercanadian jokerPäivä sitten
  • Can't believe prince harry made a youtube channel. thats cool

    J AllenJ AllenPäivä sitten
  • ik its dumb but we can launch satellites in space using this 12:17

    Epic AbEpic AbPäivä sitten
  • Just make an air rocket with wings and be done with it.

    Brian LeeBrian LeePäivä sitten
  • How about a steam engine powered aircraft?

    ToddTodd2 päivää sitten
  • See if a 80gram co2 cartrige would work

  • Everything was good until you mentioned that fake helicopter on mythical mars the light in the sky.

    btekwindsolarbtekwindsolar2 päivää sitten
  • All you need to do is build compressed air tank out of carbon fiber. I’m assuming it will be at least able to store more air.

  • Please, make a vedio on steam engine .. or steam rocket engine

    Somdipto NandySomdipto Nandy2 päivää sitten
  • Great video.

    EngineerM ConveyorManEngineerM ConveyorMan2 päivää sitten
  • Haha air helicopter has evolved into invisible helicopter

    Mr. Shadow GamingMr. Shadow Gaming2 päivää sitten
  • Well, I have got a engineering challenge for you. Try this ("Spaceship" of Ezekiel) : Would be interesting to see if it is flight worthy as a drone.

    MrTryAnotherOneMrTryAnotherOne2 päivää sitten
  • Hey Tom. Have you tried a conic helicopter, where the blades rotate above the tip of a cone? I remember seeing this way back. IIRC, it has the advantage of having a low centre of gravity making it very stable and you can use deflector fins on the cone's surface to act as a means of counter rotation. Also, the cone acts as a lifting body. I'm actually unsure why development never went much further.

    Jack Adrian ZappaJack Adrian Zappa2 päivää sitten
  • Hey tom , please try liquid nitrogen or dry ice as your pressure source (inside bottle) so that it can give higher flight time and take sufficient safety measures good luck

    Nanjunda AradhyaNanjunda Aradhya2 päivää sitten
  • You only needed a ball valve on the nozzle so that it seals once the bottle disconnects from the line.

    Luis Jr RamosLuis Jr Ramos2 päivää sitten
  • what if u went with a 2 smaller bottle and smaller propeller essentially the same setup but with 2 smaller bottles just a thought........

    Tyrone DavidTyrone David2 päivää sitten
  • I think you need a separate release mechanism so that the bottle can get to a very high pressure before disconnecting. notice your last try was working before pressure and thus rotor speed and lift dropped again. maybe a mechanism that releases automatically once the bottle reaches full pressure.

    Jacob LovJacob Lov3 päivää sitten
  • Make a bicycle where the pedals drive both wheels, but that can still steer. Also, make an adult tricycle that actually has a differential.

    Amaroq StarwindAmaroq Starwind3 päivää sitten
  • props should be more like wings. helicopters fly with lift more then thrust

    Henry WadsworthHenry Wadsworth3 päivää sitten
  • Tom: *doesn't have a big budget or uni connections like Veritasium for optical mirrors* also Tom: *understands the science well enough to design his own set-up with a magnifying glass*

    seededsoulseededsoul3 päivää sitten
  • you should make A engine powered by liquid nitrogen or by Cryo-Genic air

    Cesco HenrichsCesco Henrichs3 päivää sitten
  • Love to see you come up with innovative way on forest fire.

    Max SuMax Su3 päivää sitten
  • I think you'd be better just throwing the bottle ;) Only messing. There's always lessons learned from projects, even the ones that don't really lead to satisfying result.

    Juan Julio Jesus JiminezJuan Julio Jesus Jiminez3 päivää sitten
  • thumbs up

    Miramar MahadevMiramar Mahadev3 päivää sitten
  • two variable pitch blade gyro energy storing balancing disc rotors, rc

    Jätski.fiJätski.fi4 päivää sitten
  • i seen a prop where the air travels through the blades makes a turn and comes out the tip, like the stablizer you mad, just make them into a prop

    RAW fpvRAW fpv4 päivää sitten
  • I think those bottles will go up to about 100 psi. I don’t get the sense that you’re up there. If you want butter momentum transfer you might put a little bit of water upstream of your turbine. Make the air push the water, and when that water hits the turbine, it will spin the turbine. The tailboom is going to respond to gravity and give it a pitching moment. You might consider a static piece of that carbon tube sticking out the front to balance it. Winglets on the tips of the rotors do wonderful things for reducing loss. There are big wings where they will do a 10% reduction in drag. Some of the design constraints going into the commercially available propellers are speed of mass production.

    Michael MunroeMichael Munroe4 päivää sitten
  • Maybe, you should put the air inlet conector right below the rotor, so the lift is balanced, it is definetly the main reason whythe copter is going forward every time...

    Iván RamírezIván Ramírez5 päivää sitten
  • Tesla turbine vs compressed air engine

    Somdipto NandySomdipto Nandy5 päivää sitten
  • Counter-intuitively, bottle rockets are heavier and simpler, but have longer air time.

    Tom HattaTom Hatta5 päivää sitten
  • Go to Iceland dude, you can get 3L bottles there.

    ViciousbanananaViciousbananana5 päivää sitten
  • Someone please put tractor wheels on a F1 car, that'd be awesome!

    Blue Eyes White TeddyBlue Eyes White Teddy5 päivää sitten
  • Change thumbnail, its not interesting, may be u can't get enough click... It's your choice to change it😊😁

    Shalom .MShalom .M5 päivää sitten
  • I like how he makes engines then makes planes out of them

    Cinnamon_AddictCinnamon_Addict5 päivää sitten

  • Keep going sir; I have a feeling you’ll change the game in air pneumatics 🙏

    Kaelin NorvellKaelin Norvell6 päivää sitten
  • Ok anyone else just watch the slow motion over and over to keep this flight alive for a few seconds longer

    dolita windodolita windo6 päivää sitten
  • The intro fooled me into thinking it was an advert!

    First name Last nameFirst name Last name6 päivää sitten
  • How about you make a bird powerd by air

    nasa gooerbonasa gooerbo6 päivää sitten
  • Great video pal.

    Ross WregaRoss Wrega6 päivää sitten
  • Closest slowmo ever

    jayanth kumar chintu officialjayanth kumar chintu official6 päivää sitten
    • In theory, couldn't you just put some very little weight in the form of some landing rails on the bottom of the bottle, to keep it from rotating side to side?

      dolita windodolita windo6 päivää sitten
  • Why not try a small multi blade propeller (8 blades) to increase efficiency?

    Sam ChiuSam Chiu6 päivää sitten
  • You need a check valve for the inlet nozzle. Then you don't have to manage the outward flow, and you retain a little more air for propulsion. Looks like you're 90% there, and you just have to work on that very difficult 10%

    drewdane40drewdane406 päivää sitten
  • maybe you could put a fin on along the boom to help counter the torquing of the craft with rotational drag.

    hellzshellzs7 päivää sitten
  • Hey have you ever looked into making a compressed air drone or copter using a lightweight high pressure tank like meyer's HDRX-005-500?

    sticky274885sticky2748857 päivää sitten
    • please put what if you put dry ice inside the bottle ?

      miko foinmiko foin6 päivää sitten
  • This machine: I use the air to stay in the air

    Tim ShmidtTim Shmidt7 päivää sitten
    • perhaps a solution will come to you in the shower or when you are not focued on it.

      miko foinmiko foin6 päivää sitten
  • That wasn’t a failure. You managed to make a helicopter that runs on compressed air. Great job.

    Jerry JohnsonJerry Johnson7 päivää sitten
  • Look up early helicopter designs. Very early models have two rotors rotating in opposite direction with an angle toward each other, (like a very shallow v) the steeper the angle the more stable is the helicopter. But it will have costs in efficiency. The reason is that if the machine tips to one side the rotor gains efficiency and the opposite loose it, pushing the machine back into a balanced position.

    boelwerkrboelwerkr7 päivää sitten
  • The shock diamonds don't necessary mean that your flow is supersonic. It only means that the air outside is compressing the flow enough to make it compress on itself and then explode, creating the shock diamonds. You can have shock diamonds with water behind a ship, but I hope you agree that the water behind a ship isn't supersonic.

    Močnik RoyaleMočnik Royale7 päivää sitten
  • Use a bleed valve to control yaw or another bottle

    Andre NewtonAndre Newton7 päivää sitten
  • Sir please make the "warship" from avengers movie.

    Vishrut PathakVishrut Pathak7 päivää sitten
  • Does anyone know what program he is using to model his 3d prints?

    Hecht und KarpfenHecht und Karpfen7 päivää sitten
  • Flying machine of the future!

    Building with TylerBuilding with Tyler7 päivää sitten
  • Kobe

    mwint1982mwint19827 päivää sitten
  • In theory, couldn't you just put some very little weight in the form of some landing rails on the bottom of the bottle, to keep it from rotating side to side?

    peetthepotatopeetthepotato8 päivää sitten
  • Dunno but the rotor coming toward the high speed camera is somewhere between beautiful and scary as hell lol

    wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov8 päivää sitten
  • Have you ever thought of storing air in the support beams of a plane?

    ST0RMER C00LST0RMER C00L8 päivää sitten
  • I can say that this was never a failure. It's just a stepping stone to something great. Hats off to your attempt mate...

    alida flusalida flus8 päivää sitten
  • Tom likes air

    Rens MichielsRens Michiels8 päivää sitten
    • Somebody should send him a link to Banggood...

      wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov8 päivää sitten
  • Have you tried changing the shape or orientation of your air storage container? Though odd looking, would it work better if the bottle was vertical? You have made such progress, perhaps a solution will come to you in the shower or when you are not focued on it.

    Ray PeckhamRay Peckham8 päivää sitten
  • please put what if you put dry ice inside the bottle ?

    Lucas BeckerLucas Becker8 päivää sitten
    • I think this bottle can hold much more pressure! So why not to use it?

      alida flusalida flus8 päivää sitten
  • You should totally do a Stirling engine next! That would be super exciting

    Campbell TateCampbell Tate8 päivää sitten
  • 4:30 it has a name in rocket science "the tyreny of [something I forgot]"

    Mop's backup accountMop's backup account9 päivää sitten
  • I absolutely love how you aren't afraid to show your failures as well as your success. You tried a path and showed us the results and that's amazingly valuable!

    sokin jonsokin jon9 päivää sitten
  • You can further improve blade efficiency by running a line of smooth bumps along the leading edge.

    Thomas CurtisThomas Curtis9 päivää sitten
  • Make a vacume Powerd plane

    margreet vanleeuwenmargreet vanleeuwen9 päivää sitten
  • I miss my air hog

    The NEW Iain Mackenzie.The NEW Iain Mackenzie.9 päivää sitten
    • 12:20 Bottle: Ight imma head out Blades: Ight imma stay here a little while longer

      sokin jonsokin jon9 päivää sitten
  • Tom pls try liquified air to fly aerial vehicles

    ROSHANI ThakurROSHANI Thakur9 päivää sitten
  • Tom why not try an air rotary or something similar to an air drill used in garages

    TheIlluminatiMemberTheIlluminatiMember9 päivää sitten
  • Dunno but the rotor coming toward the high speed camera is somewhere between beautiful and scary as hell lol

    gioyu comigioyu comi9 päivää sitten
  • I think the people of the future will be indebted to engineers as skillful as you. In my opinion, the significance of these projects is of great importance.

    Gleb LesinGleb Lesin9 päivää sitten
  • attach compressed air to tesla turbine to generator to battery to electric quad copter. boom technically air powered? lol

    G MoneyG Money9 päivää sitten
  • I know a good youtube channel when i see 3 other engineering related channels comments in which im subscribed. -Integza -Practical Engineering -SmarterEverday Worth subscribing to you good sir. Bless us puny noobs like me with aeronautical engineering scriptures.

    Jake The DogJake The Dog9 päivää sitten
    • and a full sized car tyre valve to inflate it, which remained part of the rocket - which was also the main source of its potential to mame, kill or crack greenhouses.

      gioyu comigioyu comi9 päivää sitten
  • Somebody should send him a link to Banggood...

    DMarko22DMarko2210 päivää sitten
  • Why not a Helicopter on Mars?

    DMarko22DMarko2210 päivää sitten
  • I think this bottle can hold much more pressure! So why not to use it?

    Алексей РАлексей Р10 päivää sitten
  • Come on Tom just make it out of carbon nano tubes its so simple not sure why you have not thought of that yet.

    Just1ofGodJust1ofGod10 päivää sitten
  • Your pictures look wonky in the background at the start

    Fredzilla08Fredzilla0810 päivää sitten
  • Helicopter flies for a couple of seconds Propellers: ... My job is finished, I am outta here

    Sayf Eddine HammamiSayf Eddine Hammami10 päivää sitten
  • 12:17 propeller: i belive i can flyy

  • 12:15 I'M FREE!

    Adrian Thomas-PrestemonAdrian Thomas-Prestemon10 päivää sitten
  • 12:20 Bottle: Ight imma head out Blades: Ight imma stay here a little while longer

    Ghost NoodleGhost Noodle10 päivää sitten
  • It's gonna be a great day. Colinfurze & Tom Stanton uploaded video in the same day. completely!

    miko foinmiko foin10 päivää sitten
  • So, maybe he can now inject some gas to the bottle and fire it up like in cylinder to sustain the pressure and have potato gun powered helicopter?!

    Poszukiwacz MocyPoszukiwacz Mocy10 päivää sitten
  • I didn't understand anything but kudo's!! absolutely brilliant project and what an amazing job well done!

    IzenhowerIzenhower10 päivää sitten
  • i think you're losing a ton of lift because of the flexibility of the plastic holding the top of the bottle, but i'm assuming you can't go any heavier without it just not being able to lift itself :[

    CrimsonRose24CrimsonRose2410 päivää sitten
    • for profit but for a better place in the cosmos...✨☄️🌌

      miko foinmiko foin10 päivää sitten
  • Kinda missed the opportunity to put baking soda and vinegar in that baby. :P

    RanstoneRanstone10 päivää sitten
  • I'd suggest a smaller bottle, so it's lighter and has less drag. They can take a LOT of pressure. As a kid, I made a couple of compressed air water rockets, with 2L plastic bottles and a full sized car tyre valve to inflate it, which remained part of the rocket - which was also the main source of its potential to mame, kill or crack greenhouses.

    TooSlowTubeTooSlowTube10 päivää sitten
  • Have you tried turning it off and on again?

    WuddadidWuddadid10 päivää sitten
  • Thrust efficiency from a propeller also depends on the pitch, not just the diameter. Pitch is usually given in inches, for model plane propellers - it's the distance the prop theoretically travels in one rotation, in a very idealised situation. As a rule of thumb, a propeller with a ptich of half its diameter (e.g. 8x4 or 6x3) gives the best static thrust. For a prop with more pitch (e.g. 8x6 or 6x5), you get a better top speed, but less static thrust. It's a lot like choosing a gear on a bike, or in a car, then driving in just that one gear.

    TooSlowTubeTooSlowTube10 päivää sitten
  • One thing to note is that you can create a helicopter setup like the CH-47. This was not the first heli with this setup, but it is one of the more successful ones. Why go to this setup. The first reason is that as opposed to having stacked coaxial rotors the dual rotors in this setup will allow you to increase your effective rotor disk area as well as canceling torque. Weight will go up, but you can also carry a larger volume of air. If the bottle size were increased to a 3L bottle, the volume will increase faster than the weight increase. I also have taken these bottles over 120psi over a few cycles and they have worked, so you may be able to increase the stored energy as well, though may need to change the fill method to accommodate the higher pressure. Just some thoughts. It was a really fantastic video to watch, and awesome to see the shock diamonds.

    aerospacengineer1aerospacengineer111 päivää sitten
  • How about a dyson drone

    Timothy BoultonTimothy Boulton11 päivää sitten
  • Dumbest experiment ever!!!!!

    andrew phillipsandrew phillips11 päivää sitten