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My friend wants to fly paper airplanes...

Postby TheScienceJerk » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:35 am

My friend would like to different variations of paper airplanes through different air types (so to speak). He needs to build a wind tunnel but he needs an easy to build one and cheap. (He's saving up for a long-bow NOT a wind tunnel). Any ideas?
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Re: My friend wants to fly paper airplanes...

Postby edneu3 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:41 am

Wind tunnels can be simple or complicated. Even the simple ones can seem complicated and expensive to the beginner.

Right here on ScienceBuddies it shows you how to build a very good basic wind tunnel. Check it out...

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... -toc.shtml

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