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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)


Plan ballon solaire 3.6m³

Unfold the gore Solder Solder
Unfold the gores and add clothespins. Weld, following the welding plan. Left edges, then right edges.

Weld about 10mm from the edge.
Anchor points Attach the lines The end
Anchor points - 19mm adhesive + central 19mm adhesive reinforcement + closing ties. Fix the anchor points on the welds, above and below. The 3.6 m³ solar balloon / hot air balloon ready to fly.


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