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Our goal is to make flight accessible for everyone–no prior R/C experience required. The lessons below are self-contained, easy-to-teach lessons for younger and older students. Plus we make it easy to purchase lesson materials and tools.



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Guide the astronauts in the FT Shuttle Glider to safety! In this lesson, students build shuttle gliders and add small weights to the cargo bay to adjust the flight characteristics of the aircraft. Recommended for grades K–4.


GOALS

  • Understand the basics of flight
  • Emphasize safety, collaboration and teamwork
  • Encourage creative problem-solving
  • Introduce students to careers in science and technology


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Build an attachment for the FT Sparrow that can safely carry an egg across the room! In this lesson, students build FT Sparrow planes and design a cargo mechanism for the aircraft that can to transport an object safely.

Recommended for grades 4-12.


GOALS

  • Understand the fundamentals of flight
  • Build an aircraft and design an attachment that can carry an object
  • Emphasize safety, collaboration and teamwork
  • Encourage creative problem-solving