Elastic Launched Glider

 

Coaches Email Phone
Joseph Cheah joseph30005@yahoo.com  858-472-5433
Neil Carlson neil@carlson-home.com 858-692-5276

 

Training Schedule: Thursday 5:30-6:30pm, starting 9/24

Location: Makery C210

Student Roster

Attendance sheet (for coaches)


Training

Session 1 – 9/24/2015

  • Presentation – introduction, overview, basic aerodynamics
  • Presentation – glider parts, ELG rules (covered first 14 slides only)
  • Put together small novelty gliders and did some experiments

Session 2 – 10/1/2015

 

Session 3 – 10/8/2015

Note: 7th graders are at Camp Cuyamaca this week.


 

Resources

Rules

The 2015-2016 rules are here.

ELG info

CD/DVD

Past presentation

http://scioly.org/wiki/index.php/Elastic_Launched_Glider

https://www.soinc.org/elastic_launched_glider_b

http://scioly.org/wiki/index.php/Elastic_Launched_Glider

http://www.modelaircraft.org/

Kits and supplies

Freedom Flight Model – used last year (recommended)

Official kit from Ward Science

2015 kit from StevensAero (includes optional parts for 2016 compliance)

National Balsa

DIY resources

http://www.instructables.com/id/Elastic-Launched-Glider/

http://www.amaflightschool.org/diy/how-build-indoor-catapult-launch-glider-science-olympiad