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Your flying car is here.
But it’s not a car.
No one ever accused of Jeff Bezos of thinking small.
His plans to monetize the Moon are certainly no exception.
Jeff Bezos has big plans for the moon, if he can just get there. With a little elbow grease our trusty satellite could become a platform from which to build out the space industry — and while a partnership with NASA, the ESA and others would be best, Blue Origin will do it solo if…
On March 21, 2012 a paper airplane measuring 45 feet long was flown high above the Arizona desert (video below). The flight- and crash landing- is believed to be the largest paper airplane ever flown.
The Great Paper Airplane Project was sponsored by the Pima Air & Space Museum, one of the largest aviation museums in the world.
Arturo won the Great Paper Airplane Fly-Off on January 14, 2012, and since then, he’s been involved in the build and design of the giant plane, even consulting with Art Thompson. At 12 years old, Arturo has always been into creating things with paper. He’s an avid origami and paper figurine builder, and he learned to fold paper airplanes from videos on YouTube. Arturo says he wants to be a mechanical engineer when he grows up. We have a feeling that’ll work out for him.
The following video shows the flight…
Photos from Great Paper Airplane Project