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Biggs Flight!

Let your imagination soar in during our Biggs Flight! Competition, hosted virtually by the Biggs Museum of American Art in partnership with Citywide Black History Month Celebration.  Inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen, Biggs Flight! is a paper airplane competition open to all ages and abilities, with five possible categories:

Longest Paper Airplane Flight Under 10 Years Old

Longest Paper Airplane Flight Ages 11 – 17

Longest Paper Airplane Flight Ages 18+

Most Creative Design – All Ages

Best Decorated – All Ages

Throughout the month of February the museum will share videos on their Facebook Page ( ) to help participants learn how to create, decorate, and perfect their paper airplanes with input from pros. Join the museum for a series of free virtual events that explore the science, inspiration, and historical significance of flight; all leading up to announcing our Biggs Flight! Competition winners on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 5:00.

Click the images to access their videos.

To enter the competition you must submit a completed Biggs Flight Entry form including required photographs or video (depending on submission category) by emailing

Winners will receive: Family membership to the Biggs Museum of American Art and additional surprises! So, test your skills as part of the flight crew and let your creativity soar.