By: Kevin Johnson
Winner, March 2003 Design of the Month Contest!
Congratulations to Kevin Johnson as our first
DOM contest winner! Kevin receives a beautiful award, suitable for framing, endorsed
with his name and the name of his entry. In addition to this, Kevin wins a $20
FlisKits BucksTM gift certificate for
his efforts! Kevin's "Foxy BG" entry has also been
automatically entered into our "Design of the Year" contest
(see details under Rules).
Kevin's entry is a very clever, Boost Glider
using an inverted V-tail design. Kevin provided this parts list:
|3/32" Balsawood or Spruce
||Body Tube, 8 inches long
||Launch Lug, 1/8", 1" long
||Balsa Nose Cone
||Screw Eye, Small
||Kevlar Shock Cord, 16"
Kevin commented that the photo
(above) is of the prototype and that he has had several good flights of over 30 seconds.
The links below will provide you with instructions and patterns for this design
(all in GIF format) These links will open a new window.