a lively landing
you can say that again...
An Arizona aircraft museum reckons it has taken the record for the launch of the biggest ever paper plane: a 45ft (13.7m) long monster which glided to Earth last week from a height of 2,703ft (824m). Pima Air & Space Museum's hefty 800lb (363kg) Arturo's Desert Eagle needed a helicopter to haul its 24ft (7.3m) wingspan off the …
Daa-Daa-Dum, Da-Da-Dum Da-Da-Dum Da-Da-Dum Da-Da-Dum Da-Da-Dum (repeat ad-nausum using 3 chords)
Riding on a big white paperplane
Getting seasick, sorry once again
Landing strip is getting nearer
Hope the fog lifts, make it clearer
Then I realised my paperplane
Wasn’t really up there with me.....
With apologies to Status Quo
By all accounts, it came straight down.
It was in the air for approx 15 seconds from ~2500 or 4000 ft, depending one who's account one reads. This does not, IMHO, constitute "flying". I think the ElReg Special Project Dept. ought to have some strong words. Incompetent plagiarism would be a good starting point...
One of my folded A4 sheet of paper airplanes would have taken *minutes* to get down from that height.
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