A faster, long range, cargo and stunt-capable and all around more advanced variant of the original Spectre
, the Super Spectre
is a durable paper airplane.
TAA USAF Designation: A2-6
Step 1: Materials
1 Piece of 8.5 by 11 inch Paper
Step 2: Length and Corner Folding
Begin by folding your paper in half along it's length. Then pull the corner into the center. Repeat on the other side.
Step 3: Nose Pull Down and Corner Folding
Pull the nose down along the bottom of the corner folds. Flip the paper over. Then pull the corners in again. Then allow them to open.
Step 4: Cover Folding
On the side of the paper with the corners folded down over another layer of paper, fold the paper up to the top of its diamond. Then tuck this paper under the diamond.
Step 5: More Corner Folding
Fold the corners of the paper into the preexisting crease as shown. Do this on both sides.
Step 6: Wing and Winglet Folding
Along its center, fold the paper up. About 3/4 of an inch above the center, fold down the wings. Keep the trailing edges both parallel with that of the fuselage. From about 3/4 of an inch in from the wingtips, fold the winglets up. Make sure they are parallel with the fuselage by making their backs parallel with that of the wings' trailing edges.
Step 7: Taping
Very little tape is needed on the Super Spectre. Tape its fuselage together at the front and back then put a piece of tape over the wing root at the rear.
Step 8: Flight
The Super Spectre is a simple, forgiving paper airplane. You can throw it like a dart or like a glider and it will fly well. It can fly at high and low speed. Fast throws and high speeds are usually the best conditions for long range flights. Enjoy!