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if your one of those people with no time to waste doing super percise folds, here is a very simple airplane
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Step 1: Getting started

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You will need a bunch of things:
a peice of paper

Step 2: Fold

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fold the sheet in half

Step 3: Fold

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Step 4: Fold

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fold to flaps at nintey degres.

Step 5: Flip

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flip it over

Step 6: Pull

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pull back and fold

Step 7: Fold

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fold down two flaps from the corner and leave an inch of space fom the tip

Step 8: Pull

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pull the tip down

Step 9: Flip

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flip it over

Step 10: Fold

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fold in half

Step 11: Fold

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fold the wings on and repeat on other side

Step 12: Pull

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pull the plane apart
to fly:
pinch plane together and launch very hard at around fifty degrees. in mid air the plane will pop open and slowly glide down
dchall86 years ago
If you'll search the archives you'll find this plane several times with comments about how you can greatly improve its flying.
E-R-IC (author)  dchall86 years ago
yes, i have found that if you chamber the wings up, and make the triangle shaped lock smaller, it will performe a high loop when thrown into the wind. there, it will slowly glide unbelivably slowly, almost waking pace with a very small decent rate. total flight: about 15 seconds.
E-R-IC (author)  dchall86 years ago
true. i just wanted a instructable that got comments
Kiteman dchall86 years ago
That's the trouble with paper 'planes - the same design will have many different names, frequently along the lines of "this cool plane my uncle taught me when I was eight", which makes it very hard to search to see if it's been done before.
shooby6 years ago
This is actually a very old paper airplane design. My father's father taught him how to make it in the 60's. So much for the money US taxpayers are pumping into the Air Force.
E-R-IC (author)  shooby6 years ago
yea, it was the first type of plane i ever made
sardines4546 years ago
Wondering if you could provide some more info on that keyboard you have. It looks interesting.
E-R-IC (author)  sardines4546 years ago
it's rubber. waterproof and you can rool it up
its a rubber/plastic keyboard. they say that its indestructable. Its about $20, usb, you can roll it up, anything...
i dont think its a good keyboard. i have a elite hp wireless with mouse and keyboard=VERY,VERY nice.
Kiteman6 years ago
A flight video is always welcome.