Aerobatic performer Matt Chapman was inspired as a kid at an air show. He learned to fly, and even competed at the highest levels. Now, he thrills crowds at airshows all over the world flying the Embry-Riddle Eagle 580.
Herb W. Ziegler III, a secondary-level physics teacher at Pocono Mountain West High School, describes the process of a project that he administered with his Spring Semester 2013 2nd period Honors Physics class.
We live in a changing world with new technologies. There are ways to leverage these new technologies to build the hobby, make more people aware of the fun of this type of flying, and serve the community through a wholesome learning activity. How can we involve youth and newcomers in free flight modeling?