How to build a paper airplane that can really soar, look cool, and impress!!!

Step 1: Foreword + Printout Guide

Welcome to my first Toss-It entry and my first instructable. I did not create this airplane but rather learned it from someone else. However i think this is a great airplane and the Instructable community needs to know about it. I did make the guide and decal sheet.

If you think you may need help deciding where to fold, print out the guide. it is exactly 11" by 8.5".

Print Guide Note : If you cannot print it borderless than format the margin in paint to match your printer margin. For instance my printer prints with a top margin of .12, so since there are 72 pixels per inch and .12 of 72 is 9, subtract 9 pixels from the top and 18 from the bottom. My left margin is .25, so i subtract 18 from the left and 32 from the right. Print Guide Download Link

If you want a cool plane like the one in the intro, print out the decal sheet, it to is exactly 11" by 8.5".

Before you build it here is a small video of some test flights with the second or third one i made.

Its pretty good, though it sways to the left all the time<br>
I have no printer but it`s cool 4 1/2**** in a half
I learned this back in the 80's from a Korean student. I seemed to be the only other one to know anything about the &quot;bird.&quot; Glad to see I'm NOT the only one keeping this alive! Thanks for the variation(s).
remove tail <br>
Remove the &quot;tail&quot; and do one more step...&nbsp; ...it involves folding and tucking...<br /> &nbsp; used to win the university distance compo- in a narrow corridor (65 feet), and was in high school at the time, rofl :&quot;)<br /> <br /> never saw this with the tail before...<br />
COPYRIGHT!<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.zurqui.com/crinfocus/paper/air-bld1.html">http://www.zurqui.com/crinfocus/paper/air-bld1.html</a><br/>
I have never claimed that I invented the airplane (even said that in step 1), plus i dont believe they even own the copyright and someone else already left a picture from their website in the comments. Plus, their instructions are hard(er) to follow.
k im too lazy to read XD
wooow dude ur frikin retarted but funny (<sup>-</sup>)<br/>
psh....easy...i've seen better airplanes.....but if you learn something new... don't hesitate to post it :P
i hate that this plane has been made ton and tos of times on this site
looks great!!!
I'm gonna make a whole fleet of these planes!!! mine works very well without the tail but in inscructables!!!! keep up the GREAT WORK!
cool im gonna make this
is there a way it can do stunts please reply
you can pull the bottom of those things out four landing gear
Clear pictures, and instructions, Great looking plane, (i like wyrd looking ones) I suggest providing a download link for the template maybe?
Thanks for the suggestion, i added a direct link to the instructables image.
Nice job! I like the design with the Instructables Robot (as I did), it looks cool. Nice job once again, this plane looks like an awesome glider, will have to try this out. +1 vote.
Dang. I tried voting, but it's not letting me. Sorry. =/<br/>
maybe you already voted for another contest participant, to vote for this one you'll need to find the other you voted and click unvote.
Man that's a really nice paperplane! i picked this one to vote for the contest! ill try to make one and throw from my apartment window to see how far it goes! hahahah
This is the plane I always do, it flies really well!

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