Watch How Far an Aluminum Foil Airplane Flies With a Motor

What does it take to turn regular objects into airplanes?
Derya Ozdemir

The question of how far an aluminum foil airplane can fly if you add a motor to it probably never crossed your mind before, but admittedly, that's what the internet is good for, answering questions you never cared for in the most original way possible.

Flying is something that we've got used to at this point; however, most people don't know its gritty details. How do things actually fly? What does it take to turn regular objects, such as the aluminum foil in the video, into airplanes that can actually fly up in the sky? Could it be done just by sticking a motor on them? 

This video by The Action Lab, which is a YouTube channel that does experiments on anything from boiling water with his bare hands to seeing whether you can freeze electricity, goes into answering that question. If flying is up your alley and you want to know how an aluminum foil airplane would fare up against a paper plane that we all know, you better tune in. Enjoy!

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