Check out Right Stuff for the Gold - The story of US Jr. World Champs in F1D -
New article added  2-18-2004

 Model Aviation PowerPoint Presentation - ( Download .ppt)

 RC Soaring PowerPoin -  (Download .ppt)

Website mentioned in April 2002,  August 2002, & April 2003 "Model Aviation" Magazine - Focus on Education column

August 2004 Sport FF column in MA

October 2004 article by Carl Bakay in MA

October 2009 Safety Comes First in MA

May 2010 Sport Free Flight in MA

An Educational Web Page for the AMA Cub / Delta Dart -

AMA Cub Master Class by Gary Hinze - the Ultimate Tutorial for the AMA Cub

Check Out My New Science Video Website - Science Guy

Hammer Down Foam Catapult Glider  Article  10-16-2011

Physics Students Design Model Airplanes Article 3-18-2010

Squirrel Model Airplane Article 12-29-2009

HL Glider Event by Paul LaChance Article Re-done 4-6-2010

9/21/2009 Another Fun and Cheap Project - Foam Jet II  

8/19/2009 New Project that is Fun, Easy, & Cheap - Big Foam Towline Glider  

Powering the Mousetrap Car Video - New 12/01/2010

Fun With Foam Gliders Video

An Introduction to AeroLab Created by AMA Education Division

What's New in Model Aviation


  3/21/2005 - Glider Lesson for Science & Math by Gary Hinze - Updated 4-6-2010

 Airfoil Testing with Denny Dart II - tests results from flying same plane with three different wing sections. Included are observations and theories regarding the results.


Note: AMA Cub is a registered name of the Academy of Model Aeronautics and Sig Manufacturing

Delta Dart is a registered name of Midwest Products Co. Inc.



Building Tips


Flying Indoors

Flying Outdoors

Improving Performance


Group Building

Speed Calculation

Hobby Related Extras

Easy to build elastic rubber band powered model airplane Free Flight Squirrel!

An easy to build, rubber band powered airplane for beginners. | See it Fly | Download Instructions


Science ToyMaker Website  - Wonderful website of cool science projects and great video's.

 1 1/2 Phantom Flash Mass Launch Video (5.6 mb)

Flying Wing In Flight (1.8 mb)- see my Tweety Bird model flying indoors.

Guillow's Strato Streak web page - shows simple mods to make this ROG model fly well - several video clips.

Mpeg Video of Rubber-powered Models Flying (4.59 mb) - see several rubber models flying outdoors.

 Results of the "Beginner's Rubber Powered Airplane Design Contest"

Check Out the Tweety Bird flying wing featured on pages 43 and 45 of Scholastic Canada's book "The Sky's the Limit" with my permission. Article, pictures, and plan.


Web Visits Surpassed 15,000 on 3/3/2004
30,000 on 7/20/2004