It was called Arturo’s Desert Eagle. And it flew, at up to 100 miles per hour, for just ten seconds. But it was long enough for the 45-foot long, 800-pound body to qualify as the world’s largest paper airplane. And the design for the airplane? That was inspired by 12-year-old Tucscon student Arturo Valdenegro’s design.
12-Year-Old Tucson Boy Designs World’s Largest Paper Airplane
Arturo Valdenegro is now certain about pursuing a career as a future engineer.
By Julianne Hing Mar 29, 2012