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Solar balloon / solar hot air balloon 3.6m³

(Metric system)
Ideal for beginners in the manufacture of solar balloons.
Characteristic: An aircraft for less than 3€!
  • Volume: 3.6m


  • Surface: 11.6m


  • 19mm adhesive: 5m
  • Thrust **: ≃ 324g
  • Envelope weight: 195g
  • Payload: 50g
  • Matter: 30 50L garbage bags, low-end
  • Matter: LDPE (low density polyethylene), thickness 16µ
Ease manufacturing  4.5/5
Manufacturing cost  0.5/5 < than 3€

** Reference thrust: 90g/m³ (Latitude: 46.7°N - Month: July - Time: 8 am UTC)


Solder Stack 10 gores Hold, clothespins
Solder leaving a space of about 10mm.

Stack the 10 gores thus obtained. Fix the gores together at using clothespins, around the edge.
Fold in 2 Mark the points Cut
Fold the gores in 2 to obtain half gores. Report the points provided in the plan using a white corrector. Cut and detach the half gores, finished.


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