These videos show you some of the steps used to make homemade fireworks helicopter that spin and launch into the air with a whirlwind of sparks.
Launch of a homemade firework helicopter in the daytime.
How to hand ram a bentonite clay plug into your helcopter tube using the Turbo Pyro tooling.
How to safely hand ram increments of helicopter fuel using a mallet and the Turbo Pyro tooling.
Ramming Final Plug
Hand ramming the final clay plug into your firework helicopter using the Turbo Pyro tooling.
How to mark the side lines on the helicopter tube so you know where to measuer and mark the locations for the vent holes.
Measuring and marking the locations where the vent holes will be drilled.
How to safely drill 1/8-inch side vent holes into your helicopter tube.
Hot Gluing Stick
Hot gluing a popsicle stick to your helicopter to ensure the bottom holes are pointing down during helicopter spinup.
How to fuse your helicopter with blackmatch harvested from super fast paper fuse.
Night launch of a homemade firework helicopter with a beautiful spray of charcoal sparks.