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What is easy to make, fun to shoot, and takes only 10 minutes of your time? Pneumatic Paper Rockets!

These take only 5-10 minutes to make, but provide a lot of fun. All you need is an index card, tissue, and tape. To launch you need a bike pump with a nozzle shaped like this >. This nozzle = and this one --- wont work.

Here is a video of it in action

Thanks to KelliShaver's Instructable for inspiration.

Step 1: Materials

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You will need:

Tape (masking, duct, etc)
1 index card
1 straw
1 tissue
1 bicycle pump (Optional)
kylekosan234 years ago
i didnt c it in the vid but it looks pretty kool
sparky2012 (author) 7 years ago
Post your highest launch distances here!!!
Mine was 20ft!
longer straw=longer distince?
chanchanman6 years ago
splurshy7 years ago
Dude this is so simple and awsome.
sparky2012 (author)  splurshy7 years ago
How far did you launch it?
i havent made it but im working on it now (i also have the wrong pump)
haha it looks like a piece of crud but it's pretty cool. good instructable. I bet I could get it higher just using one pump. but I will have to do that later.