The list below shows some examples of the main types of airfoils. Each different shape is used in different flying conditions. Review the designs below and consider which might be a good design to inspire your own airfoil.
Remember, your goal is to lift as much weight as you can.
AIR FOIL RESEARCH
These are a series of videos that may help you with your design. You do not need to watch all of them, or even the entire video.
Actual video footage of wing during a stall - strings on the wing
Brainpop Hot Air Balloon Simulator
CK-12 hot air balloon simulator
WindTunnel (on iPad)
Wright Brother's Kitty Hawk Design Challenge
Mr. Reiter's weight of air calculator