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I Love to Fly Paper Aeroplanes

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    I Should've Been An Engineer

    An engineer friend of mine told me that he and a lot of other engineer friends grew up flying paper airplanes.  He said he would cut the paper to different shapes and fold it to make it more aerodynamic.  There was more to it than that but I still love to make them and...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    Because Its Fun!

    And life should be about simple fun pleasures sometimes. Children often have the best ideas. I wish we could let ourselves enjoy this stuff more often. Cm
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow 22-25, F Feb 9, 2009

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    My Favorite Is the Barnaby

    The Barnaby, named after Captain Ralph S. Barnaby, holds several records for time aloft. http://www.worsleyschool.net/science/files/paper/airplanes.html Have Fun!
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M Feb 10, 2009

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    I Learned the Barnaby Special In Junior High School,

     I still like to find a slow flyer that glides the house thermals or a fast flyer that soars beyond inertia.  Simple, yet challenging, fascinating and entertaining!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6, 2009

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