Glider airplane thrower


Requested Project

This device will launch a balsa wood glider airplane when triggered. The glider is placed on the catapult arm and the device is cocked.  A person who cannot throw a glider airplane can launch the glider by pressing the trigger button or pulling a string attached to the trigger lever.  An electrical actuator may also been attached to the string so that a switch is used to throw the glider.

Design Notes

Caution:  This device can be potentially very dangerous and must be used under proper supervision

RCRV designer is Lester Haerther, and was requested by GWAEA. The project was begun Sep 28, 2001 and completed Sep 28, 2001.

         


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