How to Make the Kingcobra Paper Airplane

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Introduction: How to Make the Kingcobra Paper Airplane

The Kingcobra is a fast, sleek, long range origami interceptor paper airplane with the unique capabilities of hopping and sitting.

TAA USAF Designation: F63-1

Step 1: Materials

Required:
1 Piece of 8.5 by 11 inch paper
Tape 
Optional
Pencil

Step 2: Start Folding

Start with folding it length-wise ("hot dog"-style). Then fold the corners in. Now fold along thecenter again. 

Step 3: Fold Again

Fold the tip to the center. Then pull apart.

Step 4: Fold the Nose

Fold one side back in as pictured. Then fold them together.

Step 5: Fold the Wings

Start folding the wings. Fold each side down equally.

Step 6: Start Finishing the Wings

Now give the wings a dart-like leading edge.  Then repeat on the opposite side.

Step 7: Security Fold

Now fold as pictured so the paper secures itself together. Fold it around the bottom and then you can tape the flaps down, though this is not required but preferable.

Step 8: Winglets

Time to construct the vertical stabilizers. Fold each equally.

Step 9: Flight

Launch the Kingcobra like you would a normal dart. Enjoy!

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    Whoooo!!!!!!!!! awesome plane "wolf whistle"

    relatively good interceptor, I use this as my standard interceptor plane

    Step 4 is where I was confused.

    In that fold, you pull the paper into itself so the tip of the nose overlaps with the other ends of the corner folds.

    i am not understanding step 3

    In step 3, you pull the tip of the nose to the wingtip.

    cool,can i add elevators or other things to this plane?
    good job by the way.

    If I recall correctly, elevators are difficult to place on the Kingcobra due to the curvature of the wings.

    I suppose you could try, but the only additional surfaces that I know for certain are applicable include rudders, spoilers, spoilerons and air brakes.

    Do us a favor and highlight sides, folds, and corners and label them. Ex: Corner A folds to point B or Side C folds to Line B. These instructions are very hard to understand and the pictures are fuzzy and hard to see. Some highlights and labels would make this VERY clear.