The Ascender Paper Airplane

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Introduction: The Ascender Paper Airplane



In the video Robbie the Robot Lamp Demonstrates how to Fly The Ascender!

Here is a nice, simple paper airplane anyone can make.

Here is a link to print off some directions and template

http://www.theonlinepaperairplanemuseum.com/OPAMAscender/OPAM2ASCENDER.doc

Grab some paper and have some fun!



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Step 1: Step 1

Start with a copy of the plane, a scissors and a roll of clear tape.

Step 2: Step 2

Fold the top of the paper down to the center line, and give it a good crease.

Step 3: Step 3

Fold the left corner over to the vertical center line, and crease.

Step 4: Step 4

Fold the right corner over to the vertical center line, and crease.

Step 5: Step 5

Fold the top triangle down along the center line.

Step 6: Step 6

Fold the left side over to and even with the right side.

Step 7: Step 7

Cut out the "X" areas as shown, and recycle the scraps.

Step 8: Step 8

Fold the top wing and tail to the left as shown.

Step 9: Step 9

Flip over and fold the wing and tail to the right on the other side.

Step 10: Step 10

Tape the nose closed.

Step 11: Step 11

Pop the wings up a little, and throw it with a slight downwards angle, and watch The Ascender scale to new heights!

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    Glad you like him! here is a webpage with his vital info....

    http://www.theonlinepaperairplanemuseum.com/RobbieTheRobot.html

    Glad you like him! here is a webpage with his vital info....

    http://www.theonlinepaperairplanemuseum.com/RobbieTheRobot.html

    thanks dude
    i might make a cupple of adjustments though

    1 reply

    Thanks! No problem, make all the changes you want! that is the best thing about paper airplanes....make a change, don't like it? then all you are out is a sheet of paper!
    have fun!
    dean :)

     thats awsome..... I thought the robie lamp thing was a working robot... oh well

    1 reply

    Sorry, it isn't...but I bought it at Lowe's some time ago...it might still be available there! 

    holy incredibly bad stop motion bat man try taking more pictures is wont be as skippy

    2 replies

    Oh come on, it does the trick. This isn't a stop motion video instructable, it's a paper airplane making instructable, with some additional creative media.

    I agree (i am a stopmotionist)

    i dissagree...reeding! if ur soo smart... make an instrucible on how u make paper airplanes fly in stop motion! u did a good job teh flying plane

    1 reply

    i don't really have a camera anymore

    how do you make the robot lamp

    1 reply

    I did not make the lamp, sorry. I bought it. You can buy it too. There is a link for purchasing it thru amazon on my page here.
    http://www.squidoo.com/robbietherobot

    You also might be able to purchase it at Lowe's Hardware, if there is a store near you

    its like nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    the light guy looks like the pixar one