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Special Events

Great Paper Plane Fly-Off

When: Jan. 17-Feb. 4 and Sat., Feb. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2014

Prizes for individual children and family winners include a flight in a private airplane and a free membership in the Pima Air and Space Museum in a contest of paper-plane design and engineering to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8; free for entrants. Individual competition for ages 6 through 14 is by age bracket; each flies in two heats. Families are judged by combined distances. Rules, tips and instructional videos are included with registration forms at Other activities include a NASCAR race car and simulator, an inflatable obstacle course, hourly door prizes, a DJ, and a paper airplane demonstration by Guinness-World-Record-holder Ken Blackburn.


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