The Sparrow features the same airfoil and the same stable wing configuration as the proven winner AF-15 Aerohawk. A well built example will weigh no more than 9 grams without the motor. The Sparrow is easy to build and is very rugged as well for the beginning competitor, and is legal for the 2015 Wright Stuff or Science Olympiad competition.
Description: Funshuttles (TM) are a blast, students loves these flying wings! They ascend vertically like a rocket and glide like a bird after they run out of power. Utilizing simple crayons or felt tip markers, let them use their imagination to decorate the Funshuttle. They can turn it into a butterfly, a spaceship, a ghost or any design they can think of.
FunShuttles can be assembled and flown by Kindergarten students, yet they are interesting enough to challenge high schoolers as well. FunShuttles are the latest in flight technology. The Columbia is a flying wing sporting space shuttle graphics. They can fly to altitudes of over 200 feet and even higher when wound with a mechanical winder.