K.P.L. (Knex Plane Launcher)





Introduction: K.P.L. (Knex Plane Launcher)

 Have you ever wished for a way to get your paper planes to go farther? Now you can with my K.P.L! My first model of it, the V1.0, was so powerful that it launched the plane extremely hard. V1.0 is not for firing at anyone!

V1.1, however was a slightly gentler approach. The only thing you do to the V1.1 (which I documented) to make the V1.0 is to add three yellow connector segments to the barrel. So let's get started.

By the way, this thing was so powerful that it automatically  pulled the trigger, so I just took the trigger off. You'll see how to fire later.

Step 1: The Barrel

 This step will show you how to build the part in which the airplane will sit. Remember, for the 1.0, you need three extra segments.

Step 2: Firing Mech

 Basically holds the rubber band before firing. Really simple.

Step 3: Rubberband Placement

 How to place the rubber band, obviously!

Step 4: Bipod

 The bipod placement.

Step 5: Firing and Range Stats

 How to load and fire, and a taste of the power I got!



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    if i could have one i would turn it into a crossbow :333333

    Hmm Maybe you should make a step on how to make the paper airplane.

     Good idea, although the plane is not too hard. the basic principle is to fold it in half longways, then fold the top two halves over to the middle crease. Fold those tabs over and the plane is complete.

     yeah i have a airplane bullet that the rubber bands hit like this but dont crush through the paper. i even used 11 #64 rubber bands.

    Im sorry. You did not get 650 feet. No way. If so, I need video proof.