Since after my last test I had several nearly-full pages left (minus two strips from one end), I figured I would see how well these papers made for a paper airplane. I imagined that it would be nearly identical, but with different weights between the papers, I figured that might throw it off. Also, the stability of the paper might have an effect on it. Thus... I made two typical, identical paper airplanes. I first tested them by tossing them across the apartment. Both flew straight, and seemed to fly fairly well. On the first throw, the all-weather made it further and straighter. However, on the second throw, the regular paper finished in first. After a few more throws, I've come to the conclusion that for the most part they will fly almost identically, however the sturdyness of the all-weather paper stopped the tip from getting as crumpled when hitting objects.
With those first few tosses out of the way (I didn't think it important enough to take a picture of the crumpled tips... make a plane out of any paper... smack it lightly into a wall, and that's what the all-weather looked like. Smack it harder, that's what the regular looked like), I figured I would give them a final, fly-or-die test. Let's see how luck decides this one! From my second-story apartment window, out over the parking lot. It was drizzling a bit out, but I figured that wouldn't do much, given they'd be in the air for maybe 8 seconds tops. The regular paper plane flew straight and true, landing at the far end of the parking lot. The all-weather caught a gust, or perhaps left my hand slightly differently. One way or the other, it plunged at a 45-degree angle downwards, and slammed to its death upon the side of a parked car. Looks like fate has decided that I shouldn't be wasting my all-weather paper on making paper airplanes.



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