RUBBER BAND POWERED FOAM PLATE AIRPLANE

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Introduction: RUBBER BAND POWERED FOAM PLATE AIRPLANE

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...

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Very nice design!

Need to make light version of that :)

Check my dyi rubber indoor airplane tutorial!

http://clubmedia.eu/bamboo_poonker/index.html

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Does this fly far

Please don't do THIS, IT IS ANNOYING.

The ANNOYING CAPITALS or the project?

THE ANNOYING CAPITALS!!!!