10C10.15 - Wright Flyer and Gliders
Show and fly the model of the Wright flyer.
- Brian R. Page, "What Physics Students Can Learn From the Wright Brothers", TPT, Vol. 59, #5, May 2021, p. 340.
- Richard M. Heavers and Arianne Soleymanloo, "Measuring Lift with the Wright Airfoils", TPT, Vol. 49, #8, Nov. 2011, p. 502.
- Robert H. Johns, "Scaling and Paper Airplanes", TPT, Vol. 9, #9, Dec. 1971, p. 541, also A Potpourri of Physics Teaching Ideas - Odds and Ends, p. 294.
- Chris Waltham, "The Flight of a Balsa Glider", AJP, Vol. 67, #7, July 1999, p. 620.
- Matt Goulet, "The Original Airmen", Popular Mechanics, Vol. 192, #7, July/Aug. 2015, p. 24.
- Jeremy Hsu, "A Solar-Powered Drone Designed To Fly For Five Years Nonstop", Popular Science, Vol. 286, #3, Mar. 2014, p. 36.
- "Paper Glider That Loops The Loop", The Boy Mechanic, ISBN 978-1-58816-509-1, p. 243 - 244.
- "Toy Paper Glider Carefully Designed", The Boy Mechanic, ISBN 978-1-58816-509-1, p. 241 - 242.
- "Flyboys - A Model Paper Monoplane That Can Be Steered", The Boy Mechanic, ISBN 978-1-58816-509-1, p. 239 - 240.
- "How to Make a Model Old-Four Monoplane", The Boy Mechanic Makes Toys, p. 177 - 182.
- "A Feather Airplane Dart", The Boy Mechanic Makes Toys, p. 176.
- "A Toy Water Plane", The Boy Mechanic Makes Toys, p. 175.
- "Incredible Flying Machines - How to Build Model Airplanes", The Boy Mechanic Makes Toys, p. 169 - 175.
- Rick Beyer, "Flight Before Wright", The Greatest Science Stories Never Told, p. 12.
- Ed Sobey and Woody Sobey, "Balsa Wood Plane", The Way Toys Work, p. 11 - 14.
- "Iowans Take Flight - 100 Years of Aviation", The Des Moines Register, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, p. 6A - 7A.
- "Descendants of Those Who Watched First Flight Gather", Iowa City Press-Citizen, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003, p. 12A.
- "Wrights Flew Largely Under the Radar", Iowa City Press-Citizen, Monday, Dec. 15, 2003, p. 10A.
- Cy Tymoney, "Sneaky Gliders", Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things, p. 34 - 35.
- Guinness World Records, "First Power-Driven Flight", 2003, p. 120.
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