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The worlds best paper airplane. The world length record is 102 feet!

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this plane is ultimately my favorite paper airplane. its cool, fast, and far flying.Try throwing it off a jungle gym at your nearest park. Just bear in mind that you might not see it again. also this plane is perfect to fit in any pocket comfortably!

 
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Step 1: Collect your paper

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on this plane you can use any paper that is 8 1/2 x 11 inches, i like that thin decorative paper its cool and pretty. but your ordinary printer paper will work fine. all you need is a piece of paper, No tape, No scissors, No paper clips, just paper!

Step 2: Start folding!

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you are going to need to do the most precise folds for the best plane. first off you are going to fold the paper into a triangle and do the same on the other side.

Step 3: Folding

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okay now you need to fold the sides in just like the pictures

Step 4: Folding

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Now fold the whole plane in half.

Step 5: Folding

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no unfold it and fold the top down so the crease down the center is perfectly overlapping the other.
after fold the two sides so the corners are touching each other, then unfold them.

Step 6: Folding

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fold the bottom part up so it is folding right along the creases on the sides.

Step 7: Folding

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now fold those pesky sides in so they are perfectly along the side of the plane.

Step 8: Folding

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now fold those parts you just folded, fold them in again. ~_~ (i know confusing)

Step 9: Folding!

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Fold the top popping out of your odd creation.

Step 10: Folding

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now fold it neatly in half.

Step 11: Wings

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Now fold the wings on the line across the bottom of the plane.

Step 12: How to fly

Now hold it near the center and fold the wings a bit up and throw it with medium power, upward a bit, and watch it fly away in the horizon.
WOW!!!!! This plane is awesome. I used line paper like u know ummmm.... not sure what the paper is called but this plane flew like 50 feet then hit a wall. All i know is that the paper has lines and three holes.Great Job!
notebook paper?
i think it is notebook paper too
This was taken from the Klutz Book of top 10 paper planes. Thats where the decorative paper comes from. you can buy the book at most crafts shops (Michaels, etc.) This plane is called the hammer, and it is a dart plane. Klutz could actually sue you if you dont credit them.

They couldnt sue him. Im pretty sure a paper airplane isnt copy-righted.

i dont get it... mine keeps spiraling and crashing
whoohoo9 months ago
I kind of modified it and it accidentally flew onto so random houses roof!
dbenn12311 months ago
i used copy paper and it went 40 feet.
dbenn12311 months ago
it is soooooo!!! cool
killer251 year ago
i threw this thing and it got stuck in the top of a pine tree!!!!
nice I like the plane
noob0061 year ago
does applying glue affects the length of flight?
lislis3821 year ago
struckbyanarrow is a genius!!!!
oddball3172 years ago
if your paper airplane is unbalanced on the sides due to inaccurate folding, put a paperclip on the side, but close to the flap you hold when you throw it. If it nosedives or stalls, then put flaps on the back and angle. hope this helps!
thanks
Incredible!
this is a very hard to make could you PLEASE make a video?
where did i go wrong? it is looping but i wantit for a contest
EvilFish1 year ago
Great plane. Thanks for posting this. I did find a link that had a picture of the steps that maybe you missed. between 3-4?

http://www.ehow.com/how_4966506_make-airplanes-fly-over-ft.html
bubbachr3 years ago
I got mine to fly about 50,ft but it turns to the left as it flys
make elevators, and adjust the wings
jkeepup1 year ago
wooow!!!!! that was the plane i ever seen it went soooooooooooooooo
fast . its good design who ever made it in the first place his the best maker

i call him mister maker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
STEP5 DOESN'T MAKE ANY SENCE AT ALL!RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGG!POST A VIDEO! >:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:(>:HHHHHHHHHEEEEEEEEEEELLLLLPPPPPPPPPPPPP MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE PPPPPPPPPPPPPLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAASEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
He forgot the "w" in "now" i think
Step 5: Unfold the plane so that it is no longer folded in half. Fold the top of the plane down so that the crease in the middle of the top of the plane lines up with the crease on the bottom of the plane where you folded it in half. Then fold both sides, the left and right, not top and bottom so that the corners of the sides meet on the center crease. I hope this is easier to understand!
Step 5 needs a short video! I agree with myself!
hhhhhheeeeeeelllllppppp mmmmeeeee pppppllllleeeeeaaaaassssseeeee!!!!!
ok, so you un fold what you just folded. Then, that cut off point? you bend that down to the bottom
step four and five are confusing im going to another site. sorry lol :) xd thats what she said trollollollollollol
soulboy641 year ago
mine flew 10 feet and crashed to the floor
elijaHayes1 year ago
Step 5: Unfold the plane so that it is no longer folded in half. Fold the top of the plane down so that the crease in the middle of the top of the plane lines up with the crease on the bottom of the plane where you folded it in half. Then fold both sides, the left and right, not top and bottom so that the corners of the sides meet on the center crease. I hope this is easier to understand!
This plane is actually called the hammer. I found it in a paper airplane book.
After all this, hopefully it doesn't fly like a hammer ...
Ya........
for me it does it goes down so fast
It's pretty hard......
Alex Mercer2 years ago
Hey, did you take my pillow? Whats up? Hey my pillow!
neodymium2 years ago
you took this right from the klutz book of paper air planes. and you are not explaining it nearly as well as the book did.

you also got the paper from the pocket in the back of the book. when you make an instructable that was copied from somewhere else, make sure you tell us at least.

btw, its called the hammer
Eeew. I need some neodymium for my sci fair. Can u hand me some?
Alex Mercer2 years ago
Go to http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Coolest-Paper-Glider-Ever/?ALLSTEPS

That's another type of glider.
mtelesha2 years ago
Best one yet! I have made about 20 different paper airplanes and this one by far goes the longest. Actually I don't know how far it goes. It always hits the wall in whatever room I am in.
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