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How to make a glider? Answered

I want to make a glider
BUT A REAL ONE.Something that will help someone fly from place to place 
P.S. I saw it in a book but it isnt mentioned

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rickharris

7 years ago

This has been covered before and the general opinion is this is far too dangerous to attempt unless you have good aeronautical knowledge, very good building skills and a good big workshop.

Nice idea AND it could be done but No one here will take the responsibility of telling you how in a few words.

Do some real in depth research. Start building models and slowly get bigger.

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Re-designrickharris

Answer 7 years ago

+1. Save the time and money and just jump off the roof of a 5 story building. Probably the same result.

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KitemanRe-design

Answer 7 years ago

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There are many proper plans available online and in print - if you don't have the skill to find them, you don't have the skill to build one that won't kill you.

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CatTrampoline

7 years ago

Your profile doesn't list what country or state you live in, but there are homebuilt/experimental aircraft clubs and associations in many areas. They are an excellent source for support and education.

Here is a link to get you started:

http://www.homebuilt.org/

Or google homebuilt + aircraft to find a support organization near you.