The Fly Off

Registration for the 6th Annual Great Paper Airplane Fly-Off will open in early 2017! Check back often for updates.

Contest Details

What: A Paper Airplane Fly-Off for ages 6–14. Contestants each will have an opportunity to throw a plane they designed and folded themselves from one 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of 20 lb. paper. Farthest throw wins. Entering your child gets them and up to four family members into the museum for free!

When: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Please review the official rules as we have changed how the competition will be held.

Where: Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85756

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Family Fun Fly-Off

Contest Details

What: A Paper Airplane Fly-Off for the whole family! A minimum of one adult 18+ (and a maximum of two adults) and a minimum of one child under 17 are required to enter the Family Fun Fly-off.Each family/team will have the opportunity to throw the plane they each designed and folded themselves from on 8.5” x 11” sheet of 20 lb. paper. The family/team with the longest average paper-airplane flight distance wins!

When: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Where: Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85756

Note: The Family Fun Fly-Off is open to the first 10 families (or teams) of up to six who register.

Registration for the 5th Annual Great Paper Airplane Fly-Off has reached capacity! We thank you for your interest and hope you will consider joining us next year.

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Flying Tips

Watch the video below for advice from Ken Blackburn, Guinness World Record Holder, on how to fold and throw a winner.

The Initial Fly-Off