Test flight of the gliders
A spectacular way to launch the gliders. Click to see an 80kb movie. An exciting way to launch the gliders, is to lift them to great heights using helium filled balloons. The balloons are tethered by a string. The gliders are released by a quick sharp tug on the string.
The string is looped and the glider is attached with a looped piece of wire as shown on the right. A clear view of the attachment