The Flying Machine Kit

The Flying Machine Kit

Make 5 Planes!

(Contains 2 pull-out pages, a box containing balsa wood body parts, printed neoprene wings, 2 plastic propellers and 2 wheels and elastic)
  1. Nick Arnold
  2. Brendan Kearney
  • ISBN 9780500650233
  • 22.00 x 28.00 cm
  • box set
  • 30pp
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • First published 2014

A spectacular interactive guide to aerodynamics that has five fabulous flying machines to make

There are two specially designed paper planes, a rubber-band-powered single-prop plane, a unique, superspeedy twin-prop plane and a vertical take-off helicopter.

The Flying Machines Kit

• See the video!

• Provides clear, graphic explanations of how key flight forces – gravity, drag, thrust and lift – work. It also explains how different flying surfaces such as wings, aerofoils, ailerons, elevators and rudders can be adjusted to control and direct flight
• Illustrated timelines give a context of key aviation inventions

Two pull-out pages; a box containing balsa wood body parts; printed neoprene wings, two plastic propellers, two wheels and elastic

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