Season 2, Episode 5 Gliders
First Aired: October 17, 2001
Two teams are challenged to build a glider out of junk, piloted by a team member, that can sustain the longest flight after getting airborne by rolling down a hill. One team chooses a monoplane design; the other, a biplane.
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- Premiered: January 5, 2000
- Rating: None
- Premise: Teams compete to build something that works from objects found in a junkyard. Contestants are assigned to an expert, and are told what they'll build---it could be, say, a street sweeper or a hydrofoil---and they then mastermind a design. The series became… (more)
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