Picture of 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


Grab some paper and have some fun!

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Step 1: Step 1

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

Step 2: Step 2

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

Step 3: Step 3

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

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

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Fold the top triangle down along the center line.

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

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

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

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

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Tape the nose closed.

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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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projectR4 years ago
thanks dude
i might make a cupple of adjustments though
deanmackey (author)  projectR4 years ago
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 :)