Introduction: Classic Paper Airplane

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A short instructable on how to make a classic paper airplane, though I doubt many people don't already know how to make one.

Step 1: Folding 1

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First, fold a peice of 8 1/2 x 11 or other size sheet of paper in half as shown

Step 2: Folding 2

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Then fold the top left and right corners as shown

Step 3: Folding 3

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Then, fold the corners again as shown

Step 4: Folding 4

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Then, fold the peice of paper in half again, as show. Make sure the folded parts don't get bent.

Step 5: Folding 5

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Fold the side down so it lines up with the bottom of the plane as shown. Do th same with the other side

Step 6: TADA!

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It's finished! Go fly your new paper plane!


wat. (author)2010-10-31

Alot of people know how to make one.

qballcat (author)2008-01-27

all you who say this sucks or aint a classic you should make a better,older one if u can good 4 u if u cant then SHUT THE HELL UP this plane owns :)

alpha1dk (author)2007-12-24

That Sucks.... Not classic at all... More like Basic...My 3 year old can make that!!!

cstrike pwner (author)2007-10-16

noob,a waist of time make a better one

cstrike pwner (author)2007-09-15

u all!! ned to make the pitpit it pwnes

That Hurt This Time (author)2007-06-17

the points are so sharp on mine that they stick into the ground

Mr. Chips (author)2007-05-06

This is the first airplane I've ever made. I consider it a classic too.

Mz3FRS (author)2006-10-24

This is my 'classic' too One of my fav. deviations from this is to fold the nose into the middl, giving better flight characteristics, and a safer plane.

SoDDiggerCpl (author)Mz3FRS2007-02-10

You should try the one on my instructable, it ROCKS!

theRIAA (author)2006-10-23

best airplane in the world

only because it freaks people out

"what? no way that will fly, your retarded........ OMG!!!"

SoDDiggerCpl (author)theRIAA2007-02-10

Man, I was gonna do an instructable on that!

TheCheese9921 (author)theRIAA2006-10-24

I like to fold the paper from he corner then about halfway roll it into a tube,
a.easyer to throw can tuck the folded parts into one another no tape or staples=less wheght

Hasersys (author)theRIAA2006-10-24

Wow odd ive recintly been thinking of a way to make a rc flying cylender an remmbered this kid back in school making one of those flying rings lol any way thats just odd to see the ring after thinking about it out of the blue..

Mr.M (author)2006-10-24

I suppose that there are a lot of different "classic" paper airplanes out there

PetervG (author)2006-10-23

There are many differn't classic planes. This isn't the one I consider the classic one.

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