Friday, July 06, 2012

Arturo's Desert Eagle: The 800 lb gorilla of the paper airplane world

Builder/sponsor: Pima Air and Space Museum
Named for: 12 year old Tuscon resident Arturo Valdenegro
Weight: 800 lb
Length: 45'
Wingspan: 24'
Altitude at launch: 2703'
Top speed: 93 mph
Free flight: 0.93 miles

This is pretty awsome. Looks like they could have trimmed it a tad better, however. I'd like to see an 'M' motor strapped to it.