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An instructional DVD demonstrating the construction of a model helicopter conforming to the 2011-2012 Science Olympiad event rules is available from the National Free Flight Society, a nonprofit model airplane hobbyist group. You may wish to forward this message to teachers and coaches so that S.O. teams can be made aware of it.
The DVD is 50 minutes in length, and covers construction steps in detail. It also includes computer downloadable plans, templates, a glossary and a flight troubleshooting guide. A 2 hour long DVD covering basic model building techniques and construction of a Wright Stuff type airplane is also available. Details may be found at freeflight.org. The helicopter DVD is $5.95, the airplane DVD is $9.95, and the two together are $14.95, all plus shipping.
If involved with Science Olympiad, or working with youngsters, the DVDs may be purchased by check, money order or purchase order directly from the following address for the listed price plus $3.00 postage. They may also be ordered at the online link shown above, but the shipping and processing fee for this option is $11.00 at this time - check for possible future reductions.
NFFS Publications Services
PO Box 1775
Albany, OR 97321
National Free Flight Society Foundation
Human Anatomy Models from Shop Anatomical. All Science Associations may receive a 5% discount and free shipping on all orders over $50, use coupon code SAD354.
New Coaches Guide to Success: Strong teams begin with strong coaches, and with the "Science Olympiad: New Coach's Guide to Success" coaches will receive the information they need to build strong Science Olympiad teams. Guides are available at the LuLu Marketplace.