How to Build a Jumbo Dart Paper Plane

Hey, guys! Welcome to Nighthawk Gliders. I’m Brad. Today I am going to show you how to build the “Jumbo Dart.” This is a two-sheet paper airplane. Not your typical one-sheet and this glider is amazing. You’re really going to like this glider and it requires two sheets of 8 1/2″ x 11″ If you happen to have a stapler, great, otherwise a little bit of tape that will be just fine. What’s great about this glider, being a dart,

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Glider-Eating Tree (Will I get my CLG back?)

Brad: Once again, caught in a glider eating tree! Brad: Hey guys I’m Brad. This is Nighthawk Gliders. If this your first time here… Thanks, for stopping by! Hey so this weather here in central Indiana has been pretty bad this year as far as winter goes we get snow and then wind and then it rains and it gets all muddy and then it gets cold again it snows and rains really haven’t had a whole lot of time

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Slope Soaring – Whipit DLG (RCS Fest 2018)

Hey guys, I’m Brad. [Bruce] I’m Bruce! [Brad] Hey, welcome to Nighthawk Gliders. We are at RCS Fest! This is their second annual flying-in! This year we are at an airport! Check it out! I don know if you can see it… yeah, and we found a slope. What better use of our… [Bruce] Whippet Gliders! [Brad] And try to do a little soap soaring… so let’s have some fun! [Music: “Birds in Flight” by Dan Lebowitz] [Brad] You can

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Nighthawk Gliders – Eclipse Edition – Part 1

Check it out! We can project an image on this whiteboard using some binoculars. Hey Guys! Here we are at White House, Tennessee. Just north of Nashville… and crowds are gathering for a spectacular event. It’s going to be a Total Solar Eclipse… and we’re here to see this big ball of fire get covered up by the moon. It’s going to be phenomenal! Welcome to Nighthawk Gliders… I hope you enjoy! We’re going to watch a solar eclipse here…

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How to Build a Balsa Glider – 12″ Sandpiper – Part 2

For the fuse, you have to think about sanding in multiple dimensions. Before we sand this, we should mark a couple points on the top of the glider as to where the wings will be and as to where the tail will be. On the very top, we’re going to measure 2 3/4” and draw a line. That will be the leading edge of the wing. And then 2” from there, since that is the chord, we’ll draw another line.

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Catapult Gliders in RC Combat? (Flite Fest Ohio 2018)

[Bruce] Alright, launch, launch, launch! [Brad] OH! OH! [Bruce] Where’s it at? [Brad] It’s coming down! No one’s ever done this before as far as I know! [Music: Rock Intro 3 by Audionautix] Hey, guys, this Brad… Nighthawk Gliders! I’m gonna enter combat but guess what? it’s gonna be a balsa airplane. So let’s see how we do! I’m going to wait until after this guy gets out of the way. Should I shoot this guy down? [Bruce] Yeah! [Pilot]

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How to Build a Balsa Glider – 12″ Sandpiper – Part 1

Hey, Guys! Welcome to Nighthawk Gliders! I’m Brad. Today we are going to build the “Sandpiper 12” Glider.” This is a catapult-launch glider; an outstanding glider. And many of you’ve been asking for a “how to” video. This is your video. I’m just going to go thru the basics and let’s build one! We’re going to use #11; I designate these guys. He’s #11 and we’re going to use him as a guide since he is a great flyer. First

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Our Highest Flying Balsa Glider (How far will this go?)

[Brad] Yeah! Go, baby go! YEAH! [Brad] Hey guys, I’m Brad. [Bruce] I’m Bruce. [Brad] We’re Nighthawk Gliders! Guess what? We’re driving through some mountains and… I think we’re in Virginia. [Bruce] Yeah [Brad] I have no idea. We’re heading home from Doyle Blevin’s house and you gotta check this out look at this view! We’ve got an awesome, awesome place to do what? [Bruce] To toss one of these off and see how far it travels! [Brad] Yeah we’re

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Amazing Catapult Gliders (Flite Fest Ohio 2018)

We’ve just been having a blast here at Flite Fest East (Ohio) and this is just a perfect night! [Brad] Hey guys, I’m Brad! [Bruce] Bruce! [Brad] We’re Nighthawk Gliders! Hey, so check this out! We’re here we are at Flite Fest and the weather is absolutely perfect, isn’t it? [Bruce] Real calm. [Brad We’ve got to actually take advantage of this and we’ve got some gliders that are just spectacular flyers, no doubt! Gotta show you this, so check

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Building Joshua Finn’s Aleda Catapult Glider Kit

[Brad] look at the sky! Beautiful, clear, calm…fairly calm, yeah [Bruce] we’re going to try these out! Yeah! Hey guys I’m Brad. I’m Bruce. And we’re the “Nighthawk Gliders.” Today we’re going to be building the Aleda glider. This is a glider by Joshua Finn. He has a YouTube channel and a website “J&H Aerospace” um we’ll put a link in both his website and his YouTube website in the description below and we thought we’d just buy his gliders

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