Here's one you can do at home! Follow along as Gus Posey, STEAM Lead at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, teaches you how to fold the classic Nakamura paper airplane. Support Wings Over the Rockies
The first mass produced model airplane engine was designed and built by 16-year old Bill Brown, Jr. His friend, Maxwell Bassett designed model aircraft to test the engines. In 1933, flying with a gas engine, Max won the Mulvihill, Cabin model Stout, and the Moffeft International Trophy because the rules did not yet stipulate the type of power.