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I have named this the cicada plane because the nose resembles a cicada! When adjusted correctly it will fly in an eradic manner just like a cicada would in real life, it can even fly upside down! The front 'legs' double as canard wings as well as landing gear! This plane promises to impress you as well as your friends!
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Step 1: Materials!

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All you need is:

- piece of computer paper
- (opt.) art supplies for decorating your cicada

(note: Note book paper will NOT work! It is far to light!

Step 2: Step two!

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Do the Trademark paper airplane fold to the center of the paper!

Step 3: Step 3!

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okay...unfold what you did in step two.  Now flip the paper over to the opposite side and do the trademark airplane fold again.  Flip the paper over AGAIN.  Now...look at the take the out side edges of the airplane fold and bring it to the CENTER not crease the flaps that you made with the airplane fold!!

Step 4: Step 4!

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fold the forward most vertex of the diamond to the backward most vertex to get a frontal triangle with a smaller triangle inside!

Step 5: Step 5!

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Fold the lef and right corners of the front triangle to the smaller front triangle! This is hard to explain so look at the pic its really simple!

Step 6: Step 6!

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Fold the unfinished plane in half along the line that is made by the folds already made! Make sure that the folds that you have already made are visible on the side of the finished feusalage!

Step 7: Step 7!

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Now to finish the plane! The wings should be folded a little more than half way down the nose.

Step 8: Step 8!

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Open up the wings, but, dont forget to pen up the canard wings so they are vertical! And one last thing, ENJOY!!
emmettjw11 months ago
whoohoo1 year ago
Man, step 3 was soooo easy, I just "did it in my mind"
I'm a nerd...
ubloke5 years ago
how do you do step3? i really mean it! ubloke.
srgtjim (author)  ubloke5 years ago
I just edited it!  sorry man! 
i still don't get it
jaydz5 years ago
awsome dude i found step 3 easy but had to think about it first. it is a great plane
w00t ._.5 years ago
uhh dude even after the dam edit thing its like not clear still man.
Joshybra5 years ago
wtf how do u doi it
srgtjim (author)  Joshybra5 years ago
Sorry dude!  i just edited it! 
000Ike5 years ago
this was soooooo unclear what the heck!
srgtjim (author)  000Ike5 years ago
I just edited it! Sorry for such the long wait! 
monkey_boy05 years ago
this is so cool
jg1231235 years ago
This is the best paper airplane i have ever made , and i've made hundreds. =-D I have alot of time on my hand some days.
courtious5 years ago
Hey. um it was really confusing and I couldn't get past step 3. maybe you could make one and get someone to film it so we can see what you are actually doing. Thanks !!!
Gamer9176 years ago
this thing flies amazingly well at all speeds
Hey, look at the awesome (non-flying) plane that i made with this one!
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nice plane =) you might need to ad a few more pics on step 3
Gonnser6 years ago
Wow, this is a cool plane. Step 3 was a little hard to understand, but it must have been pretty hard to explain. You did a good job!
srgtjim (author)  Gonnser6 years ago
Thank you! I need to edit this a little, i missed some stuff. Please post any modifications that you made to the plane or tips here! Srgtjim