Month: January 2012

The First (Unofficial) Test Flight

We are ready to release footage (and by footage, we mean an animated .gif) of Art Thompson’s first paper airplane test flight. The plane he’s throwing is only about 5 feet long (still about 40 feet shy of our final giant design), but hey, it flies! Progress!

The Fly-Off Wrap-Up

The Great Paper Airplane Fly-Off soared into the indoor skies of the main hangar at Pima Air & Space Museum on Saturday, January 14th. Nearly 200 children folded, fine-tuned and flew their paper planes in an attempt to become a member of our giant paper airplane build team. Thanks to all who came out! Check…

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Introducing Art Thompson

Yes, another post about Art. But we thought you might want to hear a little about the man in his own words. In this video, he talks about a very unique airplane he helped develop (spoiler alert: it’s the B-2 Stealth Bomber!) and his lifelong passion for all things aerial.