Originally Posted by ChrisWoj
This has less to do with the specific question you had than it does disc physics... Check out the stuff by the DiscWing guys. Their masters thesis was on disc flight physics. Its over at their company website. I used their research to do a 15 minute presentation on the physics of disc flight last fall for a physics of everyday things course, and their research was tremendously useful. I also feel like I "understand" my plastic a lot more as a result.
I really enjoy disc physics, but that's
some dry reading.
Here's the link to Disc Wing's Research
if anyone has oodles of time to kill.