Fun and Easy Foam Glider

Introduction: Fun and Easy Foam Glider

About: I'm a high school student who loves making and hacking stuff!

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.

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

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.

Step 4: Add a Dihedral.

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

Step 5: Glue the Pieces to the Skewer.

Step 6: Balance the Glider With the Clay.

Step 7: Happy Flying!!!

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

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    6 Discussions

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    kristian1234567
    kristian1234567

    3 years ago

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

    :) :)

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    BikeHacker
    BikeHacker

    Reply 3 years ago

    Yeah I do.

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    BikeHacker
    BikeHacker

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

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

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