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45-foot paper airplane takes flight

2012-03-26 09:58:41 GMT2012-03-26 17:58:41(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Workers prepare to launch a 45-foot paper airplane from the Pima Air and Space Museum over the desert in Eloy, Arizona March 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Joshua Lott/Handout)

Workers prepare to launch a 45-foot paper airplane from the Pima Air and Space Museum in Eloy, Arizona March 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Joshua Lott/Handout)

Workers prepare to launch a 45-foot paper airplane from the Pima Air and Space Museum in Eloy, Arizona March 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Joshua Lott/Handout)

A 45-foot paper airplane from the Pima Air and Space Museum is raised by a helicopter before it is launched over the desert in Eloy, Arizona March 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Joshua Lott/Handout)

A 45-foot paper airplane from the Pima Air and Space Museum is launched from a helicopter in Eloy, Arizona March 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Joshua Lott/Handout)

One of the world's largest paper airplanes measuring at 45 feet was designed by renowned engineer Art Thompson and launched on Mar. 22 over the desert in Eloy, Arizona to encourage youth interest in aviation.

(Agencies)

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