Air Bottle Helicopter

22. april. 2021
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  • Well, I have got a engineering challenge for you. Try this ("Spaceship" of Ezekiel) : notown.info/two/video/r96KjJp6g9mfkqs.html Would be interesting to see if it is flight worthy as a drone.

    MrTryAnotherOneMrTryAnotherOne32 minutter siden
  • 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 ZappaTime siden
  • 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 AradhyaTime siden
  • You only needed a ball valve on the nozzle so that it seals once the bottle disconnects from the line.

    Luis Jr RamosLuis Jr Ramos3 timer siden
  • 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 David4 timer siden
  • 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 Lov5 timer siden
  • 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 Starwind8 timer siden
  • props should be more like wings. helicopters fly with lift more then thrust

    Henry WadsworthHenry Wadsworth11 timer siden
  • 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*

    seededsoulseededsoul13 timer siden
  • you should make A engine powered by liquid nitrogen or by Cryo-Genic air

    Cesco HenrichsCesco Henrichs14 timer siden
  • Love to see you come up with innovative way on forest fire.

    Max SuMax SuDag siden
  • 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 JiminezDag siden
  • thumbs up

    『ĐH』 Mahadev『ĐH』 MahadevDag siden
  • two variable pitch blade gyro energy storing balancing disc rotors, rc

    Jätski.fiJätski.fiDag siden
  • 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 fpvDag siden
  • 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 MunroeDag siden
  • 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 Ramírez2 dager siden
  • Tesla turbine vs compressed air engine

    Somdipto NandySomdipto Nandy2 dager siden
  • Counter-intuitively, bottle rockets are heavier and simpler, but have longer air time.

    Tom HattaTom Hatta2 dager siden
  • Go to Iceland dude, you can get 3L bottles there.

    ViciousbanananaViciousbananana2 dager siden
  • Someone please put tractor wheels on a F1 car, that'd be awesome!

    Blue Eyes White TeddyBlue Eyes White Teddy2 dager siden
  • Change thumbnail, its not interesting, may be u can't get enough click... It's your choice to change it😊😁

    Shalom .MShalom .M3 dager siden
  • I like how he makes engines then makes planes out of them

    Cinnamon_AddictCinnamon_Addict3 dager siden
  • Excelente, 👏🏻😀 SALUDOS DESDE COLOMBIA 👍🏼 SIGUE ASÍ PERSEVERA

    IVÁN VILLAMIZARIVÁN VILLAMIZAR3 dager siden
  • Keep going sir; I have a feeling you’ll change the game in air pneumatics 🙏

    Kaelin NorvellKaelin Norvell3 dager siden
  • Ok anyone else just watch the slow motion over and over to keep this flight alive for a few seconds longer

    dolita windodolita windo3 dager siden
  • The intro fooled me into thinking it was an advert!

    First name Last nameFirst name Last name3 dager siden
  • How about you make a bird powerd by air

    nasa gooerbonasa gooerbo3 dager siden
  • Great video pal.

    Ross WregaRoss Wrega3 dager siden
  • Closest slowmo ever

    jayanth kumar chintu officialjayanth kumar chintu official3 dager siden
    • 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 windo3 dager siden
  • Why not try a small multi blade propeller (8 blades) to increase efficiency?

    Sam ChiuSam Chiu4 dager siden
  • 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%

    drewdane40drewdane404 dager siden
  • maybe you could put a fin on along the boom to help counter the torquing of the craft with rotational drag.

    hellzshellzs4 dager siden
  • 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?

    sticky274885sticky2748854 dager siden
    • please put what if you put dry ice inside the bottle ?

      miko foinmiko foin4 dager siden
  • This machine: I use the air to stay in the air

    Tim ShmidtTim Shmidt4 dager siden
    • perhaps a solution will come to you in the shower or when you are not focued on it.

      miko foinmiko foin4 dager siden
  • That wasn’t a failure. You managed to make a helicopter that runs on compressed air. Great job.

    Jerry JohnsonJerry Johnson4 dager siden
  • 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.

    boelwerkrboelwerkr4 dager siden
  • 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 Royale4 dager siden
  • Use a bleed valve to control yaw or another bottle

    Andre NewtonAndre Newton4 dager siden
  • Sir please make the "warship" from avengers movie.

    Vishrut PathakVishrut Pathak4 dager siden
  • Does anyone know what program he is using to model his 3d prints?

    Hecht und KarpfenHecht und Karpfen4 dager siden
  • Flying machine of the future!

    Building with TylerBuilding with Tyler4 dager siden
  • Kobe

    mwint1982mwint19825 dager siden
  • 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?

    peetthepotatopeetthepotato5 dager siden
  • Dunno but the rotor coming toward the high speed camera is somewhere between beautiful and scary as hell lol

    wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov5 dager siden
  • Have you ever thought of storing air in the support beams of a plane?

    ST0RMER C00LST0RMER C00L5 dager siden
  • 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 flus5 dager siden
  • Tom likes air

    Rens MichielsRens Michiels5 dager siden
    • Somebody should send him a link to Banggood...

      wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov5 dager siden
  • 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 Peckham5 dager siden
  • please put what if you put dry ice inside the bottle ?

    Lucas BeckerLucas Becker6 dager siden
    • I think this bottle can hold much more pressure! So why not to use it?

      alida flusalida flus5 dager siden
  • You should totally do a Stirling engine next! That would be super exciting

    Campbell TateCampbell Tate6 dager siden
  • 4:30 it has a name in rocket science "the tyreny of [something I forgot]"

    Mop's backup accountMop's backup account6 dager siden
  • 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 jon6 dager siden
  • You can further improve blade efficiency by running a line of smooth bumps along the leading edge.

    Thomas CurtisThomas Curtis6 dager siden
  • Make a vacume Powerd plane

    margreet vanleeuwenmargreet vanleeuwen6 dager siden
  • I miss my air hog

    The NEW Iain Mackenzie.The NEW Iain Mackenzie.6 dager siden
    • 12:20 Bottle: Ight imma head out Blades: Ight imma stay here a little while longer

      sokin jonsokin jon6 dager siden
  • Tom pls try liquified air to fly aerial vehicles

    ROSHANI ThakurROSHANI Thakur6 dager siden
  • Tom why not try an air rotary or something similar to an air drill used in garages

    TheIlluminatiMemberTheIlluminatiMember6 dager siden
  • Dunno but the rotor coming toward the high speed camera is somewhere between beautiful and scary as hell lol

    gioyu comigioyu comi6 dager siden
  • 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 Lesin7 dager siden
  • attach compressed air to tesla turbine to generator to battery to electric quad copter. boom technically air powered? lol

    G MoneyG Money7 dager siden
  • 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 Dog7 dager siden
    • 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 comi6 dager siden
  • Somebody should send him a link to Banggood...

    DMarko22DMarko227 dager siden
  • Why not a Helicopter on Mars?

    DMarko22DMarko227 dager siden
  • I think this bottle can hold much more pressure! So why not to use it?

    Алексей РАлексей Р7 dager siden
  • Come on Tom just make it out of carbon nano tubes its so simple not sure why you have not thought of that yet.

    Just1ofGodJust1ofGod7 dager siden
  • Your pictures look wonky in the background at the start

    Fredzilla08Fredzilla087 dager siden
  • Helicopter flies for a couple of seconds Propellers: ... My job is finished, I am outta here

    Sayf Eddine HammamiSayf Eddine Hammami7 dager siden
  • 12:17 propeller: i belive i can flyy

    OKASHA TANVEEROKASHA TANVEER7 dager siden
  • 12:15 I'M FREE!

    Adrian Thomas-PrestemonAdrian Thomas-Prestemon7 dager siden
  • 12:20 Bottle: Ight imma head out Blades: Ight imma stay here a little while longer

    Ghost NoodleGhost Noodle7 dager siden
  • It's gonna be a great day. Colinfurze & Tom Stanton uploaded video in the same day. completely!

    miko foinmiko foin7 dager siden
  • 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 Mocy7 dager siden
  • I didn't understand anything but kudo's!! absolutely brilliant project and what an amazing job well done!

    IzenhowerIzenhower7 dager siden
  • 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 :[

    CrimsonRose24CrimsonRose247 dager siden
    • for profit but for a better place in the cosmos...✨☄️🌌

      miko foinmiko foin7 dager siden
  • Kinda missed the opportunity to put baking soda and vinegar in that baby. :P

    RanstoneRanstone8 dager siden
  • 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.

    TooSlowTubeTooSlowTube8 dager siden
  • Have you tried turning it off and on again?

    WuddadidWuddadid8 dager siden
  • 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.

    TooSlowTubeTooSlowTube8 dager siden
  • 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.

    aerospacengineer1aerospacengineer18 dager siden
  • How about a dyson drone

    Timothy BoultonTimothy Boulton8 dager siden
  • Dumbest experiment ever!!!!!

    andrew phillipsandrew phillips8 dager siden
  • so pointless

    Pretentious BearPretentious Bear8 dager siden
  • Could use the design from the MIT human powered helicopter.

    Ryan MRyan M8 dager siden
  • You should test your pneumatic plane again.

    Clement PoonClement Poon8 dager siden
  • U should move to the next level and get a ninja paintball tank they r super light and hold a lot

    Zion BlacZion Blac8 dager siden
  • Co2 canisters?

    James GloverJames Glover8 dager siden
  • It needs a tail rotor, a slightly larger/thicker air container probably, and a full body clamping mechanism to hold it down while it builds air pressure. Then it will gain more RPM without tilting forward; and when it flies off into the sky on release, the body wont spin around in circles. Also i would experiment with a different main rotor that has higher mass and slightly lower thrust so it can store more energy and bleed it off over a longer period. Also probably needs a stronger air valve to handle the pressure being loaded into the bottle

    Gregory ThompsonGregory Thompson8 dager siden
  • I love you sploot

    StutterPunkStutterPunk8 dager siden
  • when i was a kid i had an air hogs helicopter that was air powered, that really sparked my imagination back in the day to wonder if i could make an air powered bike or car using the same technology, little did i know there was a guy making an air car for real... this is really awesome great job tom.

    pinpoint45pinpoint458 dager siden
  • In the future all the NOtown/Reddit/Github engineers come together....in a crypto society...where knowledge is shared among us all...where we all embrace the human race..not for profit but for a better place in the cosmos...✨☄️🌌

    Martin NdiranguMartin Ndirangu8 dager siden
  • Completed project, partial projects, failed projects...post them all man. It is very enjoyable to watch the engineering process and be along for the ride. Great video

    Daniel CartisDaniel Cartis8 dager siden
  • This sounds like the rocket equation....

    PNW SciTechPNW SciTech8 dager siden
  • what about a Chinook type arrangment with rotors at either end of a fuselage?

    RichRich8 dager siden
  • Dunno but the rotor coming toward the high speed camera is somewhere between beautiful and scary as hell lol

    abbsnn coseabbsnn cose8 dager siden
  • dude finally new video!!!!

    The REEE masterThe REEE master8 dager siden
  • It works perfectly on Mars!

    Who MeWho Me8 dager siden
  • Another really interesting project. Would a ducted prop help or is the additional weight too much?

    TuccoBenedictoTuccoBenedicto8 dager siden
    • I feel smart after watching this.

      abbsnn coseabbsnn cose8 dager siden
  • while i dont think this was a failure. It did take off under its own power. I think you could get a higher pressure in the bottle if the air wasn't flowing into it. Could you try making a valve to let the air flow at the same time you release it?

    Spencer FisherSpencer Fisher8 dager siden
  • Hey have you thought about using an air multiplier design with your compressed air to see if you can get better efficiency?

    Hunter WallHunter Wall8 dager siden
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