Flight Tests

Ella folded paper airplanes.  Flight test results are as follows.  Note:  Ella launches planes with her right hand; Mom throws with her left hand.

Prototype 1

Prototype 1

Prototype 1

For Ella, Prototype 1 flew straight for about 6 feet, then curved and fell.

For Mom, Prototype 1 flew straight for about 6 feet, then curved to the right and fell.

Speedy 2

Speedy 2

Speedy 2

For Ella and Mom, Speedy 2 flew fairly straight for over 12 feet before falling.

Speedy

Speedy

Speedy

For Ella, Speedy’s flight path curved to the left immediately after launch, then fell.

For Mom, Speedy flew upward about 9 feet then fell.

Diver

Diver

Diver

For Ella, Diver flew straight for about 4 feet, then curved to the left and fell.

For Mom, Diver flew straight for about 5 feet, then curved to the right and fell.

 

Ella’s comment:  “I will have to make more prototypes.”

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