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The Plane has Landed at the Museum!

After weeks of salvaging, the Great Paper Airplane is on display at the Pima Air & Space Museum! Well, okay, parts of it are on display. Specifically you can see one of the winglets and what is left of the nose of the aircraft, complete with the desert mud it acquired when it crashed.  The…

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Seems Our Little Plane Has Attracted Some Attention

It’s not little at all, of course. It’s enormo-huge. And that’s precisely why so many people are taking notice of our project. Here are a few of the news and media outlets that have run stories or expressed interest in the Great Paper Airplane Project so far… – TIME Magazine – The Discovery Channel –…

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Live Blogging the Launch

– – – 6:23PM Sorry for the delay. I know it’s been over four hours since I last updated. Here’s the deal. This morning, our plane buckled under its own weight. That was the delay. Art and the team had to take it back into the hangar and reinforce the entire structure. So when, several…

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So Close

Another test flight. Another day of hard lessons. This time, the helicopter took the 15-foot plane up even higher and flew it around, tethered by a cable, for about 10 minutes before releasing it. And it actually flew pretty well. Then it had a hard landing. But we’re chalking that up to a tangled drag…

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Findings From The Test Flight

Check out the gallery for pics from the latest test flight with a 15-foot paper airplane. It produced some surprising and helpful results. In fact, we learned so much while building the largest paper airplane ever to take flight that we realized we have to delay the launch date by a couple weeks. It’s unfortunate,…

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