The AeroLightning was developed quickly as a complement to the similar Raptor paper airplane. The former retains the latter's fuselage design with a few modifications, as well as its horizontal stabilizers and a wing of comparable size. The AeroLightning was found to perform very well in testing and was allotted an instructable.
TAA USAF Designation: D304-1
Step 1: Materials
1 Piece of 8 by 10.5 inch graph paper
Step 2: Begin Construction
Once the fuselage has been laid out, begin marking out the wings and horizontal stabilizer. The horizontal stabilizer's leading edge should have a sweep that for every 2 boxes from the root, a box of chord decays. The trailing edge should decay one row of boxes of chord every three boxes. For the wing, make two marks four boxes apart. The chord should decay three boxes of chord every four boxes away from the first box away from root along the span. The trailing edge should have a decay of chord of 1 box every 4 boxes of span beyond the first. Be sure to mark the dark line parallel to the crease, this will be the tip of your wings. Once you have marked each of these surfaces out, you may cut them out.
Solid lines indicate places to cut. Dotted lines indicate fold lines.
Note: 1 box = 0.25 inches
Step 3: Making the Fuselage
Step 4: Applying the Wings and Horizontal Stabilizers; Stapling
Cut out your horizontal stabilizers and slide them through the slit in the fuselage you made earlier. When through, fold them up and apply tape to the underside; then fold down. Apply one staple in the area of the counterweight. This will have completed your aircraft.