Picture of How To Make The Tomahawk Paper Airplane

Smaller than a child's hand, the Tomahawk is a more advanced--yet simpler variant of the highly successful Scout paper airplane. It has landing skids and has flush spars, giving it better speed and survivability characteristics.

I designed this as a direct follow-on to remedy a few issues I saw facing the Scout over the long run. Although I did find the Scout as an effective <50 flight paper airplane, I found that it deformed by the time 60 flights had been made, so I designed a stronger airplane, which eventually became the Tomahawk.

TAA USAF Designation: D134-1   

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
1 Piece of 8 by 10.5 inch graph paper
do you have to use graph paper
I suppose it could be done with other paper of equivalent thickness and weight, but graph paper helps with ease of measurements.
killer824 years ago
This is pretty awesome... the only problem is that I can't figure out how to glue the wing on :I
OrigamiAirEnforcer (author)  killer824 years ago
To apply the wing, use tape. Put the tape on the spars, and the overhang will grab the wing.
FrozenIce4 years ago
ummmmm tough? not so sure about that
OrigamiAirEnforcer (author)  FrozenIce4 years ago
Very tough. Many of this plane's competitors have weak construction. This plane has spars and skids. The Tomahawk is among the toughest planes of this size.