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Who would be interested in an instructable about how to make a working glider made from paper clips, food wrap, and a small engine? I was going to do this for the launch it challenge but I didnt have time to do it.

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nerfer192 (author)2007-11-30
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Pat Sowers (author)nerfer1922007-11-30

i made it but i broke the engine so i wont be making the instructable but i will see is i can get a pic of what i got done.

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Kiteman (author)2007-10-04

Interested, yes, but if it has an engine, why call it a glider?

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Pat Sowers (author)Kiteman2007-10-04

because my plan was to use the engine to get it going and when the power would run out it would glide.

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Goodhart (author)Kiteman2007-10-04

Maybe the "engine" activates the "launcher"? (I tried)

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musicalbee2003 (author)2007-10-03

Sounds amazing. About how big are we talking? And I'm assuming a rather small electric motor? Batteries on board, or connected to plane and held in hand, for a "swing around" kind of plane, like these?
http://www.geocities.com/davidvwilliamson/electroplane.html Looking forward to seeing your instructable!

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its about 2feet wide (wing span) and about 2feet long (body) i am making it self flying not "swing around"

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theque (author)2007-10-03

that sounds cool, what kind of engine?

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Pat Sowers (author)theque2007-10-04

its a small electric 9 volt.

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DeviantGirl (author)2007-10-04

Well, sounds very interesting!!!

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schorhr (author)2007-10-04
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Pat Sowers (author)2007-10-02

there is still a good bit of work and a lot of testing to do but i hope to get done soon.

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lightpacker (author)2007-10-02