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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.
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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 or loose-leaf paper, whatever you wanna call it.

notebook paper?
i think it is notebook paper too
MasonW3 days ago

Mine flew 60 feet and then on to a roof

Lucasdotca3 months ago

Awesome! It flew down the entire hallway!

i did it at school and mine did to

I made it and it went 72 feet! thanks!

1 time i made it go 100 feet!!! before really thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

G BT6 days ago

i love it !!!!!!!!!!!!! it is awesome

JohnS1722 days ago

this paper airplane is from the klutz book of paper airplanes, the hammer, right?

very fast!

those stripes compliment the shape :)
MOTHER OF GOD, STOP LEAVING SO MANY COMMENTS HERE.
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My horizontal angry face army thirsts for your blood...

Says the one who takes up 7 lines just to make a bunch of stupid mad faces.

mine likes the taste of dirt
mine too!!!!
chimpface sreap3 months ago

Mine hates it.

chimpface3 months ago

This is more of a glider than far flying plane. I mean, mine stayed in the air for about 11 seconds, but it went about 12 feet. A far flying airplane is this one:

www.paperaeroplanes.com/thepiranha

chimpface3 months ago

Cool! Mine won my end of the year paper airplane contest at school! 78 feet! Thanks struckbynarrow!

lislis3821 year ago
struckbyanarrow is a genius!!!!

he/she took the idea from klutz book of top 10 paper planes

Bherne4 months ago

Using it in a science assignment

Thx

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
whoohoo1 year ago
I kind of modified it and it accidentally flew onto so random houses roof!
dbenn1231 year ago
i used copy paper and it went 40 feet.
dbenn1231 year 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?
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
EvilFish2 years 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
jkeepup2 years 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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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