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How To Make The Turbo Ghost Paper Airplane

Fast, long range and stealthy, the Turbo Ghost paper airplane is a more capable successor to the popular but outdated Ghost. The Turbo Ghost is sturdier, faster and capable of flying further than the original Ghost and is no less stealthy or shapely either. This aircraft is based in spirit upon "the Stealth" seen here, but the two have little in common.

TAA USAF Designation: A187-1
 
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Step 1: Materials

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Required:
1 Piece of 8.5 by 11 inch Paper
Tape
Ruler
Scissors
Pencil

Step 2: Length And Corner Folding

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Take your paper and fold it along its length. Then pull the corners in and fold them into the center.

Step 3: Nose And Security Folding

Pull the nose down along the bottom of the corner folds. Then pull the corners into the center. Then open them and fold their inner corners up to the crease. Then fold them back along the crease. Then pull the small triangle that remains over the two folds.

Step 4: Marking And Making The Trailing Edge

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Fold the airplane in half along its center fold. Measure 0.75 inches above the center fold and make a mark (Mark A). From this mark, measure a further 0.5 inches upward along the trailing edge and make a mark (Mark B). From this point, measure 0.75 and 1.5 inches upward and make marks at each (Marks C and D). From the 0.75 inch point, measure 1 inch perpendicular to the trailing edge and make a mark. From this mark, make lines to the marks B and D. Once you have done this, measure 0.5 inches back from the leading edge at the wingtip and make a mark (Mark E). Then connect marks D and E with a line. Measure 0.75 inches in from the wingtip along the trailing edge and then measure perpendicular to trailing edge and make a dotted line. When this has been completed cut along all solid lines as shown. You may discard the pieces cut off by this.

Step 5: Wing And Winglet Folding; Taping

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Fold the wings down 0.75 inches above the center fold (at Mark A). Then fold the wingtips down along the dotted line made previously. Apply tape to the nose, back and across the wing root near the back.
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