Posts filed under: Glider

Episode 9 – I Built an Airplane Slingshot!

I built a working airplane slingshot! Its pretty powerful and produced impressive launches after I worked out a few bugs. While it is functional, I won’t be using it for...
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Episode 8 – Airplane Slingshot Fail

On this episode of my geek show I tried to build a airplane slingshot, with less than ideal results. Next episode I’ll be moving the launch hook to the nose...
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Episode 6 – Building a Better Glider

I took 10 comments you made on forums, blogs, youtube, etc on how I could improve my glider I made in episode 4, and here is the result! It flew...
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Episode 5 – How to Build a Simple Glider

On this episode, I demonstrate how to build the glider I designed in Episode 2 and tested in Episode 4....
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Episode 4 – Can I Build a Glider

On this episode, I built and flew the glider I designed in Episode 2. The glider flew fine, but I had a hard time finding the right location for the...
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Episode 2 – Can I Design a Glider

Can I Design a Glider? Conclusion: Yes, I can! For me, the main challenge is using the right tools. I tried different using Paper, Grid Paper, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint,...
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