Introduction: Fun and Easy Foam Glider

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Are you tired of the store bought gliders that don't fly? This little glider is the answer. It can fly for over 15 seconds with a good throw!

PLEASE VOTE!!! (:

Step 1: Gather Your Supplies.

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1. glue gun

2. skewer

3. hobby knife

4. clay

5. permanent marker

6. foam plate

Step 2: Draw the Wings and Tail Pieces on the Plate

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The wings are 6" long and 4" wide.

The stabilizer 3" long and 1" wide.

The rudder is 1-1/2 by 1" wide.

Step 3: Cut Out the Pieces.

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Step 4: Add a Dihedral.

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Score the foam with the knife and bend both sides to a 15 degree angle.

Step 5: Glue the Pieces to the Skewer.

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Step 6: Balance the Glider With the Clay.

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Step 7: Happy Flying!!!

You could also make a rubber band launcher, which will come in a later Instructable!

Comments

kristian1234567 (author)2017-03-29

do u have any other planes that fly longer other than the rubber band thing??

:) :)

Yeah I do.

Nice, how far does it fly?

About 150 feet with a headwind. 200 with the rubber band launcher

Link to it: https://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Glider-Launcher/

hi

kristian1234567 (author)2017-03-29

cool

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