“On Saturday, the Great Hall again became a testing ground for paper airplanes, as dozens of children and a few adults flung their creations into the air in preparation for a public arts event and contest inspired by the 1967 competition.

This time there were fewer neckties, and the scene was one of children being children rather than men being boys. For a few hours, the Great Hall became a swirl of white, yellow and light blue airplanes sailing, falling and crashing. Some fell like rocks, while others gracefully glided through the air to eventual ‘wows’ and ‘ahhs.'”

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