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Paper Planes & Pops

  • Dates: 23 – 23 Jun, 2024
  • How to find us: After you buy your admission ticket in the Museum, proceed to Hangar 2 for the program.

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Spend a Sunday afternoon with The Paper Airplane Guy.  Explore science using the fun and wonder of paper airplanes. Learn a wide variety of aerodynamic principles, demonstrated and explained using paper airplanes. Program includes an interactive instructional demonstration of hands-on paper airplane making.  Best for grades 4 and older.  Enjoy a King of Pops popsicle in the DC-7 courtyard following the program.

About the Presenter

John Collins designed the world record breaking paper airplane and held the Guinness Book World Record title for 10 years.  He has presented at renowned locations like Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, Hiller Aviation and Space Museum, Exploratorium, Carnegie Mellon, Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and TedX.  He wrote and hosted “The Magic of Flight” a WebXR project that won three Poly Awards in 2022

Thanks to Delta Air Lines, this program & refreshments* are FREE with the cost of admission.  


*While supplies last

Proceeds from Museum events benefit the Museum, fostering our mission to celebrate the history and heritage of Delta and its family of more than 40 airlines, the history of aviation and the future of flight.

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