Introduction: "Great Paper Airplanes 101"

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This is my first instructable so go easy please :)
This will teach you to make a basic airplane then how to make it better.

Step 1: "Tools and Stuff"

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You will need the following:

1: 9"x11" steet of paper (card stock is better)
1: pair of scissors (get good sharp ones)
Some markers (not really needed, but still)

Step 2: "The Start"

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Fold your sheet of paper in half lengthwise or the hotdog way (don’t ask, it’s from, like, the first grade)

Step 3: "The Wings"

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As in the picture, fold the corners up to the crease. Do this for the left and the right.

Step 4: "The Wings"

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Fold, as in the picture, to the crease. If you did it right it should end 1 inch from the end. Do this for both sides.

Step 5: '''The Outer Wings'''

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Now fold down the centre crease so it looks like a triangle.

Step 6: '''The Outer Wing.'''

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Now you are going to have to fold so that the upper part of the triangle hits the bottom, like in the picture. Do this for both wings.

Step 7: '''Finishing'''

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When you’re finished folding, you’re done unless you are going to make it better; if you are, then keep going.

Step 8: '''The Tail Fin'''

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If you are making your plane better, then you want to cut right about where it is marked which is about 1 inch from the end.

Step 9: '''The Tail Fin.'''

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Flip up the piece you just cut so it looks like a tail fin.

Step 10: '''Finishing'''

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Colour to your liking or add stuff to it like the paper jet engine which fits in nicely because of the fin.

Step 11: '''Fun :)'''

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The best step have fun :).


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knex gun master (author)2008-09-12

Wicked plane dude.

trebuchet03 (author)2007-06-23

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icanryme2002 (author)2007-06-23

wow so reposted i don't even know what to say by the way that was my first instructable

Kiteman (author)2007-06-23

Much better with the corrections.

Now you need to try something that hasn't been done here already. Maybe a paper frisbee?

Trimaster (author)2007-06-23

maby u should do sumthing thats not already been posted

ac1D (author)Trimaster2007-06-23

mybe its already posted, but at least, he posted something that not just contain a step: press the "prt screen" button and CTRL+V in paint!

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