A slice of Oz wishes us well

Just hours before our inaugural Young Scientist Paper Plane Challenge, a school in the heart of Malaysia has forwarded their best wishes for our event. The Australian International School Malaysia (AISM), just outside of Kuala Lumpar, has just recently held their Regional paper Plane Challenge with 60 of their students competing. Yesterday they presented specially-designed… Continue reading A slice of Oz wishes us well

Try to beat this!

St Paul’s Grammar School, Penrith hosted a paper plane competition for all students from Pre K to Year 12. Class competitions were held with around 800 students participating, then the best 10 students from each year group qualified to compete in the Paper Plane Final Competition held in Science Week. The finale for the week… Continue reading Try to beat this!

2015 World Paper Plane Finalist coming to Open Day!

Australia’s most recent finalist in the Red Bull Paper Plane World Championships, Sonat Erozan, is coming to the Young Scientist Paper Plane Challenge to demonstrate his amazing aerobatic skills with some impressive plane designs. Sonat who is studying aeronautical engineering, competed in the aerobatic category of the World Championships in Salzburg, Austria, in May 2015. Image courtesy: North Shore Times… Continue reading 2015 World Paper Plane Finalist coming to Open Day!

Mega-plane on show at Paper Planes Challenge

Move aside the Wright Brothers … here we have history in the making! Come along to the Young Scientist Paper Plane Challenge and you will see whether students from St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School from Arncliffe can make their giant 7.77 metres square paper plane go airborne.

New Prize for NSW Regional Schools

To supplement the wonderful prizes that our sponsor, Crayons, are providing for regional winners and their schools, we are pleased to announce an extra significant prize donated by the Paper Pilots. Dylan Parker and James Norton, whose World Paper Plane Championship exploits inspired the hit Aussie movie Paper Planes, will make a special school visit,… Continue reading New Prize for NSW Regional Schools