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by NewFlyer20002
January 6th, 2020, 12:15 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: Wright Stuff C
Replies: 565
Views: 38846

Re: Wright Stuff C

We had a good day today! Eric, Good job on your WS work and thanks for sharing. I am lurking more out of interest in the WS. My daughter is more focused on Div C Biology events, while my son is in the middle school flight event. Regarding Boomilever, don't give up. There is a site on the Sci oly wik...
by NewFlyer20002
December 18th, 2019, 10:59 am
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest
Replies: 20
Views: 4765

Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Chuck,

Congratulations! What a great way to leave a lasting impression on these young minds.

NewFlyer20002
by NewFlyer20002
November 9th, 2019, 4:33 pm
Forum: Elastic Launched Glider B
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider B
Replies: 91
Views: 5433

Re: Elastic Launched Glider B

Correction: You can use CA to glue the VectorBoard foam to Balsa in the FF kit, and this comment is specific for VectorBoard foam. builderguy135 is correct about not using CA for other types of foam. Thanks for catching the error.

NewFlyer20002
by NewFlyer20002
November 9th, 2019, 9:12 am
Forum: Elastic Launched Glider B
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider B
Replies: 91
Views: 5433

Re: Elastic Launched Glider B

NewSciolyer:

You can use CA for the FF balsa to foam attachment. You can also use the Woodglue Titebond (Home Depot has it.).

Good luck,
NewFlyer
by NewFlyer20002
September 10th, 2019, 12:12 pm
Forum: Ping Pong Parachute B/C
Topic: Ping Pong Parachute B/C
Replies: 237
Views: 21630

Re: Ping Pong Parachute B/C

Maybe attaching a fishing line to the side of the bottle would work? I would try to measure out a pre-measured fishing line, with small tape attached in 100 cm or 50 cm increments. Once the rocket is launched one could get a ball park measurement of the line that was unrolled. It would be crude, but...
by NewFlyer20002
October 30th, 2018, 5:07 am
Forum: Elastic Launched Gliders B
Topic: Elastic Launched Gliders B
Replies: 209
Views: 29028

Re: Elastic Launched Gliders B

Retired1,
Thank you for the reply.
NewFlyer
by NewFlyer20002
October 24th, 2018, 9:00 am
Forum: Elastic Launched Gliders B
Topic: Elastic Launched Gliders B
Replies: 209
Views: 29028

Re: Elastic Launched Gliders B

One set of gliders we built has this flutter sound which we deduce are the wings "flapping" during launch. Any suggestions on how to prevent this from happening? Are the wings too stiff or too flexible?

Regards,
NewFlyer

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