Introduction: How to Make a Paper Airplane

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Hi guys today I'm going show you how to make a simple paper airplane. Its furthest record is 90-100 feet. It glides very slowly so gets a perfect landing.

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Take a rectangular piece of paper.

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Fold the paper in half longways and unfold.

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Fold the top 2 flaps down so the edges of the flaps meet the center crease.

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Now fold the top triangle you just made downwards to look like an envelope.

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Fold the top two flaps to the center crease leaving an upside down triangle on the top.

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Fold the bottom triangle on the top.

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Fold the whole of it in half leaving your foldings outside.

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Now fold the wing down. Do the same on the other side.

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Now your plane is ready to fly!


Drake Jefferson (author)2013-07-07

I tried it just now and it travelled till 82 feet!!!!

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