Introduction: How to Make the Viper Paper Airplane
A fast, long range, and agile fighter, the Viper is yet another effective fighter plane that can easily shore up anyone's paper air force.
TAA USAF Designation: F206-1
Step 1: Materials
1 Piece of 8.5 by 11 inch Paper
Step 2: Length and Corner Folding
Begin construction of your Viper by folding your paper in half length-wise. Then, whilst it is still halved, pull down two corners, one on each side of the half.
Step 3: Sweep and Nose Folding
Fold the leading edges of the corner folds down to the center of the paper.
Step 4: Initial Canard Folding
Flip the paper back over and pull the corners in. Then open the canard by pulling its innards out.
Step 5: Further Canard Folding
Pull the tip of the nose back to the front of the bottom of the canard. When finished, fold the airplane in half along its center.
Step 6: Fold the Wings
Make marks 3/4 of an inch above the center of the airplane on each side of the paper. Fold the wing down so it remains parallel to the trailing edge of the fuselage.
Step 7: Fold the Winglets
Make marks 3/4 of an inch in from the wingtips. Then fold them up, but make sure their trailing edges remain parallel to that of the wing.
Step 8: Apply Tape
Apply tape to the front and back and then tape the flaps below the wing that make up the canard.
Step 9: Flight
The Viper flies like the standard dart. Give it a good, fast throw for maximum performance. Enjoy!
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