Category: Gliders

iLEAD Lancaster Learners Soar on Glider Flight Day!

As part of the Soaring Aeronautics project, iLEAD Lancaster 8th graders participated in Glider Flight Day on January 28. Thanks to Skylark North glider flight school at Mountain Valley Airport for the opportunity for learners. Watch our video recap!

iLEAD Lancaster Learners Soar on Glider Flight Day

Saturday, January 28, was glider flight day for iLEAD Lancaster learners. Tapping into our curiosity about flight, iLEAD Student Aerospace‘s Soaring Aerodynamics project answers the question “How do things fly?” and introduces learners to the forces described by Newton and Bernoulli….

iLEAD Lancaster Glider on Campus

On October 22, 2022, the iLEAD Lancaster community was visited by a full-scale glider, an aircraft that flies without an engine! Part of the 8th grade Soaring Aeronautics Project involves an on-site glider event. Pilots from Skylark North Gliding School…

The Sky’s the Limit for SCVi Glider Students

What do you think of when spending a day in the desert? How about a day in the desert with a group of 8th graders hopping into the front seat of gliders and actually being able to apply their past…

SCVi Learners Get Up-Close Look at Gliders

By Dustin Lengning, 8th Grade Aero Educator Standing outside and watching my learners connect with each and every pilot they encountered at the stations, I couldn’t help but wonder if the content we’ve covered will translate into understanding. It was…

Learning Takes Flight With Glider Program

Remember learning about Newtonian physics in eighth grade? If you had to parrot back the laws for a test, you’d probably recall that they have something to do with an apple falling. Now imagine learning about gravity by flying a…

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