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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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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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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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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F-117 Stealth Car

Every industry has its mavericks. The car industry is no exception This car was created by one of the world’s leading car designers, Jim Router. It takes its inspiration from a surprising source, the Lockheed Martin F-117A stealth bomber. It disregards standard design concepts and follows the angular shape of a plane, it’s made up of a series of carefully angled panels. The jet feel continues inside the car. The driver sits in the centre of the cockpit, and even

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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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