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.
DOWNLOAD our instructions to build your own wind tube! Wind tubes are a fun tool to help participants explore the movement of air, providing an opportunity to improve flight performance on a small scale.
Sir George Cayley, often called the Father of Aeronautics, designed a helicopter powered by a bow-string mechanism with feather blades (similar to the reproduction shown here). Later, he experimented by flying a model with multiple adjustable surfaces, allowing him to understand how every change affected the model’s flight. This model is a ½ scale replica of his original 1804 model. Cayley used the data from these experiments to publish his On Aerial Navigation in 1809.