In this Instructable I will show you how to make a simple rubber band powered airplane using materials and tools found in any average household.
Step 1: GET THE MATERIALS AND TOOLS
All the materials and tools are listed below on the pictures.
Step 2: -CUT THE FOAM PLATES-
1st. Get 3 foam plates.
2nd. Cut along the black lines as shown in the second and third pictures below.
3rd. You should end up with the pieces shown in pictures 4 & 5.
Step 3: -CUTTING THE CARDBOARD-
Look at the pictures, in order from left to right, to see what you need to do in order to finish this step.
Step 4: -THE PAPER CLIP-
Look at the pictures in order from left to right again...
Step 5: -BUILDING THE TAIL & BODY-
Once again look at the pictures to complete this step.
Step 6: -ASSEMBLING THE WINGS-
Look at pics...
Step 7: -THE PROPELLER-
Again look at pics...
Step 8: -THE ALL IMPORTANT RUBBER BAND-
This is what makes the plane fly.
Look at pics.
Step 9: FINISHED!!!
Now all that needs to be done is to go outside and fly that brand new plane of yours!!! (Or stay in the house, just be very careful!)
Step 10: -TROUBLE-SHOOTING-
Look at pictures for info...