How do you make a FPG-9?

How do you make a FPG-9?

How do you make a FPG-9?

How to Build the FPG-9

  1. Cut out the paper FPG-9 pattern.
  2. Place the paper pattern in the center of the foam plate ensuring that the tail of the pattern stays inside of the curved portion of the plate bottom.
  3. Trace around the pattern with an ink pen.
  4. Cut the foam template out by following the pen lines you just drew.

What is a model FPG9?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The FPG-9 Foam Plate Glider is a simple, hand-launched glider made from a 9 inch foam dinner plate, featuring a moveable rudder and elevons, allowing for an inexpensive way to teach basic flight mechanics.

How do you make a foam glider?

Fun and Easy Foam Glider

  1. Step 1: Gather Your Supplies. glue gun.
  2. Step 2: Draw the Wings and Tail Pieces on the Plate. The wings are 6″ long and 4″ wide.
  3. Step 3: Cut Out the Pieces.
  4. Step 4: Add a Dihedral.
  5. Step 5: Glue the Pieces to the Skewer.
  6. Step 6: Balance the Glider With the Clay.
  7. Step 7: Happy Flying!!!
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How do you make a simple glider?

How to Make a Simple Paper Glider

  1. fold as shown in the picture. looks like a book when the crease comes on.
  2. again fold as shown.
  3. okay now fold the head of the triangle down.
  4. next fold the sides of the rectangle.
  5. Lastly fold backwards or frontwards.
  6. Next fold the wings and you complete the plane.
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How do you make a glider better?

Glider height is also influenced by aerodynamics and weight. One needs a low drag airfoil because drag is the second most important factor in obtaining good height. It also turns out that the heavier the glider is, the higher it will go. However, the weight of the glider does not strongly influence the height.

How do you make a paper glider?

Paper Airplane DIY

  1. Fold the paper in half vertically.
  2. Unfold the paper and fold each of the top corners into the center line.
  3. Fold the peak toward you and 3/4” from the bottom of the paper.
  4. Fold both top corners into the center line.
  5. Fold the remaining tip over the two flaps at the center line to lock them in place.

How do you make a paper glider with a straw?

Cut two strips of paper — one longer and thicker than the other. Make a loop with each strip and use tape to secure. The larger strip will be the rear of the plane. Apply a bit of tape to your straw and attach the straw inside your rear circle.

What is the best shape for a glider?

The best shape for an airplane or glider would look like the ASH-30mi, an open class glider with an 86.9ft wingspan, and a 41:1 aspect ratio (wing length to wing chord). It has a glide ratio exceeding 60:1, and is considered the state of the art for gliders.