Nighthawk Gliders at Indy 500 – 2019 (Sandpiper 12 Gliders)

[Music: Rock Intro 3 by Audionautix] [Loud Jet Roars] [Louder Jet Roars] I’m Brad I’m Bruce and we’re Nighthawk Gliders! Once again our tradition coming to the Indianapolis 500 here at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Yeah, there’s the pagoda. So we’re at our a fun little golf course hole here I forget what whole this is I think it’s 16, 17 or something, I can’t remember. I have to look that up… but a little breezy today but we’re going

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How to Build a Toothpick Biplane Glider

Hey guys! Welcome to Nighthawk Gliders. I’m Brad. Today we’re going to build some toothpick gliders. In this case, a biplane. This is a pretty cool plane and you will be amazed at how well it flies. The materials that you will need are going to be: 3×5 cards, typical notecards. You can choose various colors. You might find fluoresant. And the ones you want to get are lined— that have a rule, such as this. I also found some

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Nighthawk Gliders at Indy 500 – 2018 (Balsa Catapult Gliders)

I’m Brad, this is Nighthawk Gliders, and this is the Indianapolis 500! Hey guys! Here we are in the infield of the Indianapolis 500 and we’re just waiting for the race to start and what better thing to do than… what? Just sit and do nothing? [Bruce] Fly some Nighthawk gliders! [Brad] Of course! We’re gonna fly some gliders! So, we brought ourselves a little a little kit that we’re just gonna glue together and we’re gonna fly in this…

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