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Begin with the right supplies:

1) One or two pieces of printer paper.
2) Scissors
3) Pen or pencil
4) One paper clip
5) Scotch Tape
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Step 1: The First Fold

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Fold the paper lengthwise in the hot-dog-fold.

Step 2: The Center Line

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Open the paper and draw a line down the crease of the fold.  This will help with alignment during the following step. 

Step 3: The Point of the Aircraft

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1) Shape the nose of the aircraft by creating a triangle from each side toward the center line.
2) Do this step for both sides of the aircraft.
3) Ensure the point is crisp and sharp.

Step 4: The Engineering of the Point

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Fold the point of the aircraft towards the rear so that the front of the aircraft is now blunt.

Step 5: The Body of the Plane

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Refold the aircraft into the original hot-dog-fold to ensure that the newly formed front of the aircraft maintains the fold's crispness.

Step 6: The New Point

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1) Reopen the aircraft from the hot-dog-fold.
2) Mark a black line in the center approximately one inch from the front of the aircraft.
3) Refold the point of the aircraft from that line back into a sharp point now portruding from the blunt fold.

Step 7: The Coming Wings

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1) Refold the aircraft back into the hot-dog-fold.
2) Mark a black line at the top of the point of the aircraft.
3) Mark another black line at the top rear of the aircraft about one inch from the back.

Step 8: The Wing Structure I

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1) Connect the two points with a black line running diagonally across the aircraft's main frame.
2) Fold this half of the aircraft along that line; this fold creates part of the first wing. 

Step 9: The Wing Structure II

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1) Flip the aircraft over to the other side.
2) Repeat the process to create part of the second wing.  

Step 10: The Compression

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Using a book or flat object, firmly press the various components and folds of the aircraft.