F-102 Origami Plane




Introduction: F-102 Origami Plane

I was browsing through an online origami site, and found a model that was a real pain to fold properly, yet looks pretty cool. All credit for design of model goes to Michael LaFosse here.

Step 1:

Start with a blank sheet of origami paper.

Step 2:

Flip to the blank side.

Step 3:

Fold in half.

Step 4:

Fold in half again.

Step 5:

Fold one corner to the center.

Step 6:

Fold that same corner to the crease you just made.

Step 7:

Now fold that second crease so that it is on top of the first.

Step 8:

Fold one side to the tip of your triangle, should now look like a long rectanglish thing.

Step 9:

Do the same for the other side.

Step 10:

Fold the corners up.

Step 11:

Tuck them inside.

Step 12:

Fold in half.

Step 13:

Move it so that the flat part is facing away from you while the thicker side is on your left.

Step 14:

Fold this in half. If you messed up at all, there should be something wrong in this step, go back and fix your step 9.

Step 15:


Step 16:

Fold the thicker side to the center.

Step 17:

Open up that fold and squish it flat.

Step 18:


Step 19:

Fold the long side to the center.

Step 20:

Squish the bug flap down.

Step 21:

Fold one side to the center.

Step 22:

Do the same for the other side.

Step 23:

Tuck in one side.

Step 24:

Do the same for the other.

Step 25:


Step 26:

Sorry, as I will say in a latter post, camera happened. Fold the triangle that was hanging down up, this should be the same for this step, even though the picture is from a latter point.

P.S: Again, sorry guys.

Step 27:

Notice the pencil mark? There should be a fold there, this is going to be the target of the next few folds (Tricky Part).

Step 28:

Fold one side out so that the long end has no folds, but the op touches that crease.

Step 29:

Do the same for the other side.

Step 30:

Step 31:


Step 32:

WTF happened, you may ask. My camera happened, I could not find the pictures I took of  folding those pieces in. You should fold the two outside flaps to the center, than tuck them under the top most piece.

Step 33:


Step 34:

Fold the hanging triangle up.

Step 35:

Rotate to the left.

Step 36:

Fold in half.

Step 37:

OK, this part is the hardest part of it all, folding the larger section inside. Look at the note in the picture.

Step 38:

Step 39:

For flat bottom

Step 40:

Step 41:


Step 42:

Now it's flat! YAY!!!!

Step 43:

Here is your finished plane, it can fly, but is more of a model than anything else.

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    8 years ago

    How big does the paper have to be??


    9 years ago on Step 20

    Dear Chairkiller30, I'm stuck here. Can you help me by explaining it better?


    11 years ago on Introduction

    I'll be adding some new images and steps for those that are confused. Look for the green paper.


    11 years ago on Introduction

    Excellent instructable. I got the folds on the wings that you're missing from the pdf, I thought it was kinda difficult. However, I can't get the last few folds, where you fold the flaps underneath.


    11 years ago on Step 32

    we have followed up to here, love the plane. we are stuck on step 32, 33. do you have any pictures you can help us with please.


    11 years ago on Step 12

    this is impossible man please elaborate more, what r you meant to fold and where to