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5cm long glider with an 8cm wing span
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Step 1:

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Things needed
1. Paper
2. Pen
3. Rule
4. Scissor

First: draw the diagram as shown in the image.

Step 2:

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Cut out the diagram and fold it exactly in half.
Use glue.
Fold the wings out.

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Roll the thingy on the nose around the fuselage.

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And your done!
Please keep in mind that this glider is very sensitive to slight winds.

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Now you can make your own glider of any size by using the same proportions.
Keep these facts in mind for a good design
1. The wing shouldn't be on the center of the fuselage but a little towards the nose.
2. The area of paper used on side 'A' should be equal to side 'B'. This can be done by first measuring the area of side 'A' and then adjusting the length of 'X' so that the area of 'B' would be the same as 'A'.
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kcls4 years ago
Good photos! Do you still have the original design? Can you scan it in to make it easier to cut out and put together?
bd5 kcls4 years ago
I just drew it in Autocad. If you like I can send you a copy (in .pdf if you prefer). Shoot me an email if you'd like a copy.
李泽鹏 bd51 year ago
would you gave me one ? and my email ardress is thank you ! it is very kind of you ! wait for your copy!
doctoradi bd54 years ago
can you please pass me a copy -
Nice! Now I can spam you!
Just joking, never mind
Mmm... Autocad. That things kinda tricky to use. I'm taking a pre-engineering class in my 9th grade right now and the program is very hard to use with triangles... but autocad is a great solution. I'll try it when I get to school tomorrow.
manskybook4 years ago
hate to be grammar police, but it's "you're" done - you know, you + are = you're?

nice little glider
Grammar police:

"Hate", not "hate".

"Nice" not "nice".

"glider." not "glider"
how do u do that to ur profile pic?
Inkscape (simple scalable vector graphics drawing program)
So you agree there should be some standards?
I'll just leave this here.
that picture is ugly
Well played, well played.
very nicely played!!
Yes, I do.
That's really cool. It took a little bit to get it to fly but it's really fun.
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zakamooza4 years ago
does it fly ?
mine didn't
Metalbox yoshi13 years ago
Mine didn't either
the measures have to be very accurate
yes it does...
sachinxxx2 years ago
this is soooo cool !!!! micro glider rocks ;-)
jjone5382 years ago
Great Tutorial
you should add a pdf design that people can print
czacha424 years ago
if your plane is too light, you can staple the front.
Btw nice work.
The plane I made was too front heavy. It just did a nose dive.
dhanveetech4 years ago
dose it work
yes it works
christpher4 years ago
wow this is cool
lil larry4 years ago
nice plane!!! for some reason my plane dives down and rises up, but good job!!! :)
Mine does it too. Most of the time that is. I just finished it and I think it's cool.
soldeir 94 years ago
kewl ! ! all ready to make it, cant wait!!
Ohh this is super cool they are soo tiny. I made a PDF too. But i added a little color. Thands for Instructable i would have never thought to just make this but when i saw this i had to try. I made my nose wrapp aroound a little longer
Nice artworks, thanks!
Nice work man they look really cool in the sky!!!
thank you!!! i had such a hard time drawing it myelf
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