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A Paper Plane Just Flew a Record 81 Miles (Video)

A Paper Plane Just Flew a Record 81 Miles (Video)

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Sept. 29 2014 3:22 PM

How Do You Get a Paper Plane to Fly for 81 Miles?

It helps to get a weather balloon involved.

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A plane created by a team of U.S. Air Force auxiliary volunteers just flew for 81 miles, but it had some help.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.