Sinbad - September 2020 The Sinbad was designed in 1943 and is an excellent plane for slope soaring and high start (see video). Last updated on Sep 15, 2020 Completed plane waiting to be launched. 96 inch wingspan. Human shown for scale. Attaching the highstart bungee. Postdoctoral Researcher My research focuses on developing smaller, lighter, and lower power sensing systems for exploring extreme environments.