Awesome Straw Plane

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Introduction: Awesome Straw Plane

This is a plane that has a drinking straw as a fuselage and it flies very nicely. I once made a rubber band powered propeller plane out of this design but I think a small electric motor (needs to fit in the straw) may be able to possibly make an RC plane like thing, or at least make it fly longer(also the motor will act as the nose weight).

Step 1: Materials

You will need-

*A sheet of cardstock
*Tape (not heavy duty tape because it is to heavy)
*A napkin
*scissors
*A bendy straw

Step 2: Making the Fuselage

Instructions in the image notes.

Step 3: Make the Wings.

Instructions in the image notes.

Step 4: Adding the Wings.

Instructions are in the image notes.

Step 5: Finishing Touches

Instructions are in the image notes.

Step 6: Throwing It

Throw it by the little tab you made under the plane, and if it flies strait up and nose dives then throw it softer. If it barely goes anywhere throw it harder. Also try to throw it strait and level. Good luck with your plane.

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i made it,it flies 50% though

some detale wood be nice ???????

are you not seeing the image notes as well, or do you see them and want more info? If the latter of the two is your question what details would you like?

there are no image notes

weird... I see them

They are the little yellow boxes, mouse over them and you should see the notes

well i wouldnt be suprised if it was my new computer. if i try to make a yellow note box, it will show in the same position on all of my pictures

cool plane. inginuit at its best.

I still dont get it, i made it again just like you told me to, but still, Point A: stairs, Point B: floor, Flight Path: down. You gotta "re-enlighten" me, later. At some point. Eventually.

i agree