Elastic Launched Glider

How To Balance Your Elastic Launched Glider

what is elastic launched glider An elastic launched glider is model plane that is launched into the air by elastic potential energy. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and the Academy of Model Aeronautics, host elastic and catapult launched glider competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students. In this post,…

Elastic Launched Glider

Elastic Launched Glider Practice Log Guide

What is elastic launched glider An elastic launched glider is model plane that is launched into the air by elastic potential energy. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and the Academy of Model Aeronautics, host elastic and catapult launched glider competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students. In this post,…

Elastic Launched Glider

How To Make An Elastic Launched Glider Launcher

What is elastic launched glider An elastic launched glider is model plane that is launched into the air by elastic potential energy. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and the Academy of Model Aeronautics, host elastic and catapult launched glider competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students. In this post,…

Elastic Launched Glider

What Is The Best Type Of Elastic Launched Glider

What is elastic launched glider An elastic launched glider is model plane that is launched into the air by elastic potential energy. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and the Academy of Model Aeronautics, host elastic and catapult launched glider competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students. In this post,…

Elastic Launched Glider

How To Improve Elastic Launched Glider Transitions

What is a transition The transition is the phase of a glider’s fight wherein the glider shifts from the launching phase to the gliding phase. The transition of the glider can be adjusted by increasing the launch angle, bank angle, or launch power. To learn more about why transitions are important, check out our other…

Elastic Launched Glider

How to Minimize The Weight Of An Elastic Launched Glider

Why is weight important Weight is a key factor any catapult or elastic launched glider competition. In fact, many competitions restrict the minimum mass that the glider can weigh to challenge competitors to work around the burden because of its importance.  To learn more about why weight is important, check out our other post “3…

Elastic Launched Glider

Elastic Launched Glider Fundamentals

what is elastic launched glider An elastic launched glider is model plane that is launched into the air by elastic potential energy. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and the Academy of Model Aeronautics, host elastic and catapult launched glider competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students. In this post,…