Would you like to build your own glider using balsa wood and foam? Check this out!

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!

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The first mass produced model airplane engine was designed and built by 16-year old Bill Brown, Jr. His friend, Maxwell Bassett designed model aircraft to test the engines. In 1933, flying with a gas engine, Max won the Mulvihill, Cabin model Stout, and the Moffeft International Trophy because the rules did not yet stipulate the type of power.