Welcome to Wright Stuff! In this event, prior to the competition teams design, construct and test free flight rubber-powered monoplanes to achieve maximum time aloft.
The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. You can find free online copies of the current rules for download on the 2022 Rules page of the Science Olympiad website. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. This event is generously supported by the National Free Flight Society! Sign up for a Student Membership today!
Resources & Links
- Score Sheet and Team Checklist Page
- National Free Flight Society Science Olympiad webpage
- National Free Flight Society YouTube Free Flight videos
- Sample Penny Plane model
- Wright Stuff Construction Tips
- Minimizing Weight Gain While Maximizing Strength When Gluing Balsa
SO Store & Ward's Science Materials
- Wright Stuff Digital Download DVD
- Wright Stuff Training CD
- Official Ward's Science Olympiad Kit for Wright Stuff - Coming Soon! The are the only officially licensed kits from Science Olympiad, Inc. allowed to use the 2022 Rules and specifications
Event Supervisor Resources
In addition to the resources on the Event Supervisors page, Wright Stuff Event Supervisors should be sure to use the following resources:
- Score sheet and team checklist
- Event Logistics Manual - Updated for 2022 with new information concerning COVID-19 precautions, running the event in Satellite and mini SO tournament formats,and more tips on the event!