Introduction: Paper Airplane That Flies

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Howdy! If you want to build a paper airplane that looks sharp and flies smoothly then you've come to the right place.

Step 1: Crease 11’’X 8.5” Leaf of Paper Long-ways Down the Center.

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Step 2: Fold Top Right Corner Down to Align With the Center Crease.

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Step 3: Fold Top Left Corner Down to Align With the Center Crease and the Top Right Corner.

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Step 4: Fold Paper Down Along the Base of the Folded Corners.

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Step 5: Fold Top Right Corner Down Again.

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Step 6: Fold Top Left Corner Down Again.

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Step 7: Crease and Fold Paper Long-ways Down the Center.

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Step 8: Place the Airplane Against a Flat Surface and Fold the Right Wing Down and Then the Left Wing Down, Leaving the Base of the Plane About 0.5 Inches Deep for Optimal Gripping/throwing.

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Step 9: Fold the End of the Right Wing Up Approximately 0.5 Inches to Form a Stabilizer.

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Step 10: Fold the End of the Left Wing Up Approximately 0.5 Inches to Form a Stabilizer.

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Step 11: Throw the Airplane!

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Comments

MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2014-10-27

Nice airplane design, would love to see it fly. I love that you used scrap paper, I personally love upcycling in any form.

AtomixWolf (author)2014-10-27

I think all paper airplanes fly

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