PowerUp 3.0 – A paper airplane controlled by your smartphone

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Scientists have spent so much time making amazing airplanes, such as this solar-powered one that flew cross-country using the power of the sun. But, for all that great work, there’s been surprisingly little work in the creation of better paper airplanes. Luckily, PowerUp 3.0 fixes this oversight.

 

 

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Arturo’s Desert Eagle: World’s biggest paper airplane soars across Arizona desert

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The giant paper plane is hoisted from the Earth in preparation for its maiden flight.

Paper planes may normally be the work of kids, but it’s fair to say you’d struggle to fly this particular model across a classroom.  A team of designers and aviators have made young boys’ dreams a reality by erecting what is thought to be the world’s biggest paper airplane. (Pics)

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Paper Airplane Released From Space Flutters Back To Earth

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The ultimate paper airplane flight?

British amateur space buffs have launched a paper airplane from space. The plane, which was made from paper straws and had a 3-foot wingspan, was carried as high as 90,000 feet before the helium balloon that carried it finally popped, releasing the plane to glide elegantly back to Earth…

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