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Sunday, November 27, 2005

The Ultimate Paper Airplane

One more in a long line of "ultimate", "perfect" and "best" paper airplanes. I love making paper airplanes, but sometimes the instructions can leave me a bit confused. It is so hard to build a 3-d object based on a 2-D description and photos. This one looks straightforward enough, if a bit "fiddley" in its design. I might have a go at it when I need a break from more focused endeavors.

"Ultimate paper plane takes to skies By Ben Webster

A group of students have impressed judges but upset purists with their design, which echoes Concorde

A TEAM of young scientists has created what they believe to be the perfect paper plane.
It can fly more than 100ft (30m) and remain aloft for about 20 seconds. Most importantly, it is easy to make. The plane, named Avenger, has been judged by academics to contain the ideal balance between complex aerodynamic principles and simplicity of design. Its looks may also have helped: the delta wing is reminiscent of Concorde." (continued)

Link: The Times article

Link: Pictures with Instructions


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