NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center engineers in Edwards, California, are working on an increasingly complex aircraft called the Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design to Lower Drag, or Prandtl-D.
NASA has provided a report and files that contain geometry in an effort to allow others to build and analyze this aircraft design!

Would you like to participate in a Postal Contest? We're here to show you how!

Tom Sanders demonstrates how to modify a stock balsa glider, including adding a launch lug and setting the wing's dihedral. We are excited to be able to share this new project video with you. Additional instructional information is coming soon!

Tom Sanders demonstrates how to build one of his own designs of a basic launch glider. This is the basic version of the glider used in the 2015 Science Olympiad Middle School Challenge.

Originally featured in the March 2015 issue of Model Aviation magazine, Laddie Mikulasko details how to build the Curtiss CW-24B. This is a scale of one of the U.S. Army's one-of-a-kind fighter aircraft.

Olivier C. provides step-by-step instructions on how he built his internet famous, Star Wars inspired quadcopters on his blog. And you can build one, too!

Do you need some tips on making your Wright Stuff Free-Flight Model soar in the 2015 Science Olympiad High School Challenge? We're here to show you how with our assembly, weighing and motor tips and tricks.

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The first national competition for model airplanes occurred in 1915.