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.
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FunShuttles are revolutionary rubber band flying wings that ascend vertically like a rocket and then glide like a bird. Both kids and adults are amazed at the flight performance of these flying wings. FunShuttles can be assembled in minutes. FunShuttles can be flown outdoors in almost any wind conditions and are virtually indestructible.
FunShuttle flying wing kits have been built and flown successfully by hundreds of thousands of students in the US school districts and after school programs since 1999. FunShuttles are a fully developed, proven kit that leaves nothing to chance.
The “Orbiter” is made after the Space Shuttle. It’s full color, translucent wing makes it look fantastic during flight.
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New, second generation FunShuttles. These FunShuttles fly higher and longer. The 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 Orbiter 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.
These tractor propeller powered wings ascend vertically like a rocket. Then, just like the real space shuttle, the Orbiter gracefully glides back to the ground after having reached maximum altitude. These flyers feature drag plates for pitch and turn adjustment in the glide mode.
Virtually indestructible, the FunShuttles can be flown in any wind condition. They are a blast, easy to make, very safe, and affordable. Imagine the excitement of your students during a mass launch!
Safe, Easy and Fun! These FunShutles assemble in minutes and no special skills are necessary.
Regular scissors can be used to cut out the wing skins, and only tape is needed for assembly. All parts are manufactured in the USA.
These second generation FunShuttles also feature the construction/fold lines printed on the back of the wing skins so it is easy for the builder to see.
The Orbiter class packs come with fully illustrated teacher instruction, which includes assembly instructions and flying tips. It is easy and fun to integrate this project with Math, Science, Geography and English.
The Orbiter kit consists of a special wing paper, pre-cut motor stick and wing spar, propeller assembly, hook sleeve and rubber motor.
Ready to fly wingspan: approx. 6.5 inches
Ready to fly overall length: approx. 10.5 inches
Assembly time: 30 minutes