Introduction: How to Make the Thunderjet Paper Airplane
Fast, long range, and agile, the Thunderjet paper airplane is a dart with an inverted gull wing, quite similar in shape to the Research Dart.
TAA USAF Designation: F180-1
Step 1: Materials
1 Piece of 8.5 by 11 inch paper
Step 2: Begin Folding
Take your paper and fold it in half. Then pull the two corners in.
Step 3: Nose Fold
Take your paper and fold it so you are pulling a little more that the corner folds down. Then pull the corners in again.
Step 4: Security Fold
Pull the small triangle up over the two flaps to lock them down.
Step 5: WIng Folding
From it's previous postition, fold the Thunderjet up along its center. Then fold the wings down to the bottom of the fuselage.
Step 6: Gull Fold
Parrallel to the center, fold the inverted gull wing shape. Your folds should appear as shown. After this is done, pull the wings down again.
Step 7: Taping
The Thunderjet requires one piece of tape at the rear of the aircraft.
Step 8: Flight
Your Thunderjet is now ready for flight. Enjoy!
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