Paul Fieber Prairie Bird Glider Workshop
Prairie Bird Glider Workshop
Presented by Paul Fieber, Fitchburg, WI
Half Day Project
SIZE OF PROJECT:
Project is about the size of a Styrofoam plate
Project works best in low to medium winds
TYPE OF CLASS:
No Sew Project
Class Size - 15
All Skill Levels
Description: This is a short workshop to acquaint folks with “tossing” or “dropping” bird gliders from the sky which is done mostly at kite festivals.
Participants will receive a pattern for the small bird gliders and will make and take a few home.
Also, plans will discussed and be available for:
A remote controlled system for “dropping” gliders in large numbers from a kite line.
A system for “tossing” a smaller number of gliders into the air between two large Frisbee s which open to release the birds.
If time permits, we will also review a system for using a messenger to send a small number of gliders up the kite line for release.
Supplies/Equipment Needed for class -- A small straight edge (7 -12”), scissors, X-acto knife, ball point pen--with no ink
KIT ORDER CUT OFF: by 2/3/2017 No Extra kits available
COLOR CHOICE: None, but you can bring markers to color your Prairie Bird Gliders
KIT PRICE: Project is $ 2 US