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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Fly with the Jetman | Yves Rossy

(Music) [music by Moby] [Grand Canyon] Narrator: Many of the tests are conducted while Yves is strapped onto the wing, because Yves’ body is an integral part of the aircraft. [Wind tunnel tests] Narrator: The wing has no steering controls, no flaps, no rudder. Yves uses his body to steer the wing. Stefan Von Bergen: Well, he turns by just putting his head on one or the other side. And sometimes he assists that with his hands, sometimes even with

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How can gliders fly without propulsion | The most complete explanation

Gliders or sailplanes are a kind of aircraft that differ from the rest by their ability to fly great distances without the need for an engine or propulsion of any kind even gaining altitude during their flight but, how is this possible? That is what I will answer today in this video. Welcome to Joyplanes RC 2. [INTRO] Personally, gliders are my favorite aircraft because they don’t need an engine to fly and because of the long impressive wingspan they

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XXXL RC ELFE P2 100% M 1:1 FULL SCALE GLIDER PATRICK TRAUFFER AIRSHOW FLIGHT INTERVIEW [4K]

Dear friends of Modellpilot.EU next to me Patti, Patrick Trauffer. We know him from DMAX in a duel with Andreas Brück. He won tight, you have to say yes, so really tight. Tell me, this crazy idea, tell me, how come you really? To this crazy idea? Yes. You mean with the idea for such a big plane? Yes. Yes, well, you know that a bit megalomaniac and I thought so what is there big, which is still fun and

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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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How Do Airplanes Fly?

Airplanes stay in the air because of one simple fact: there is no net force on them. And with no net force, an object at rest stays at rest, and an object in motion stays that way – even if it’s in midair 10 km above the earth’s surface. Now of course it’s not like there aren’t forces acting on the airplane; gravity pulls down on the plane itself plus all of the people and baggage inside, and every single

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