Ask Fuzzy: How does a Frisbee fly?

By Rod Taylor
Updated November 17 2019 - 8:24am, first published 12:00am

After a dinner in 1937, Walter and Lucile Morrison were tossing a popcorn can lid, which give him the idea for a new toy. While people have been throwing discs for centuries, the ability to produce cheap plastic allowed a huge market to develop. Early versions were sold under names such as "Flyin' Saucer" and "Pluto Platters".

Subscribe now for unlimited access.


(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.