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Carnival celebrates 50-and-counting for Walter Douglas

Walter Douglas marks 50 years with festival

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McDonald's helps Tucson schools earn cash

A South Tucson McDonald’s restaurant raised $1,500 for local schools.

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Desert Eagle flight trial a 6-second success

Desert Eagle flight trial a 6-second success

The gigantic paper airplane was pushed onto the runway at a private airstrip east of Eloy. A huge Sikorsky helicopter provided wind power from above.

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Desert Eagle flight trial a 6-second success

Desert Eagle flight trial a 6-second success

Art Thompson, left, designer of the 45-foot-long, 800-pound paper airplane, discusses flight strategy with seated Arturo Valdenegro, 12, who won a contest and helped to inspire Thompson's design. Arturo's Desert Eagle was named in his honor.

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Desert Eagle flight trial a 6-second success

Desert Eagle flight trial a 6-second success

A significant amount of trial and error was involved. After attempting to make adjustments here on the runway after some problems were encountered, the crew was not able to get everything figured out. Here, the crew pushes the plane back down the runway and into a tent, where more adjustment…

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Desert Eagle flight trial a 6-second success

Desert Eagle flight trial a 6-second success

The Pima Air & Space Museum, which has been preserving the history of flight since 1976, decided to make some history of its own Wednesday by flying the largest paper airplane ever built.

March 22, 2012 12:00 am Video Photos

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