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Paper Airplanes Take Flight

PAPER AIRPLANES TAKE FLIGHTeresting facts about paper airplanes Highest-Altitude Paper Airplane Launch 000 A World Record 28 October 2010 Spain - a team of British space enthusiasts launched a paper airplane into space from a helium balloon Name: Took one year to construct Vulture 1 Project cost: $12,700 17 Miles Wingspan: 3 feet Above Earth Meterials: Paper straws covered in paper Retrieved intact about 100 miles from launch site Dillon Works is the home of the world's largest paper airplane. 26 feet 26POUND Longest recorded distance flown by a paper airplane thrown from the ground indoors, farther than 2 football fields 26 February 2012 226 feet and 10 inches Joe Ayoob The invention of the paper airplane is a mystery, but Leonardo Di Vinci is often given credit for the feat. According to the Paper Aircraft Association, a paper airplane in space will float in a straight line. Record wingspan of a paper airplane is 45 feet and 10 inches Scientists, engineers and students use paper airplanes to study aerodynamics. Lift Drag Weight NASA sent a paper NASA airplane to space on a space shuttle. Airplanes in the shape of an "X" or a hoop can actually be made to fly. XAO Humidity outside can affect the performance of a paper airplane thrown indoors Sources DRAGGER" TM records/9000/highest-altitude-paper-plane-launch AIRTUGO

Paper Airplanes Take Flight

shared by VisualApogee on Feb 27
Paper Airplanes Take Flight shares interesting facts about a favorite childhood toy.




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