December 30, 2017

 It's the book everyone asks for after every show.  I finally gave in and self-published it after Random House passed on the idea.  Help me prove them wrong.  It's available for pre-order right now on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Record-Airplane-International-Winning...

May 12, 2016

The folks at Freeman School in Aurora, Ilinois were great hosts and managed to take quite a few pictures of the presentations.

 One of several spontaneous hugs after the first program.  They caught me by surprise.

 A student correctly identifies the center of gravit...

April 23, 2016

The National Paper Airplane Contest now boasts 16 science and air museums, hosting STEM education days and a contest.  Check www.TheNationalPaperAirplaneContest.com for the location nearest you.

March 28, 2016

Sunday, March 20, Hiller Aviation hosted the first of what will be scores of STEM education days across the country.  The Fly for Fun Days are rich in aerodynamics and teach skills for successfully competing The National Paper Airplane Contest.  More details about the...

February 16, 2016

The paper airplane guy is doing it again in McMinnville, Oregon.  Evergreen is always a great event.  They have an outstanding collection of war birds and vintage planes, and an old Apollo launch control room.  So many great things in one spot.  Did I mention the water...

February 13, 2016

A big part of The National Paper Airplane Contest will be Dog Fighting.  Any plane made from league paper is allowed.  Choosing your plane and strategy will be a big key to winning.  This video shows the basic airflow involved.

 

https://youtu.be/swu3Sa8_-Ug

 

February 12, 2016

 

 

 To my surprise, the Daily Mail version of the paper airplane folding lego bot story includes a mention of little ol' me. Scroll down to the end. Joe Ayoob, me and Suzanne all get a word. 

 

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3441989/The-Lego-robot-bu...

February 2, 2016

The new website for the national contest is up at www.TheNationalPaperAirplaneContest.com  Please visit, especially if you're interested in using paper airplanes as a science project.  There are some great ideas in the science project section.  I hope you'll join us fo...

January 22, 2016

Big thanks to Ryan Naccarato for taking the time to help with this demonstration of Dog Fighting skills.  We had a blast at Hiller Aviation Museum making the video.  As you can see in one part, we gave some flying lessons to scouts who just happened to be there. The in...

January 12, 2016

I'm very excited to report that two of the three fly for fun days (the STEM education days, funded by my 501.c3 corp) are nearly complete.  I'm bringing Ryan Naccarato, a three time RedBull Paper Wings top finisher, up this weekend to shoot some video.  We'll demonstra...

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