Introduction: How to Make the Skystreak Paper Airplane
The Skystreak is a fast, long range flying wing paper airplane.
TAA USAF Designation: F85-1
Step 1: Materials
1 Piece of 8.5 by 11 inch Paper
Step 2: Start Folding
Fold the paper along its width. Then fold it in half again, to result in fourths. Then open the paper. You should have a paper divided into four.
Step 3: Folding the Top Down
Fold 3/4 of an inch down from the top. Repeat until you reach the mid-section. Fold the paper in half along the center line.
Step 4: Stabilizers
While the wing is folded in half, cut two small fins into the wing. The cut should be from 1 inch back from the trailing edge at a shallow angle, (less than 45 degrees), 3/4 inch into the wing. Then fold the fins up. Repeat on the other side.
Step 5: Tape
Tape the previous fold down on the leading edge of the aircraft.
Step 6: Flight
Your aircraft is now finished. The Skystreak is launched by holding it along its center line and advancing it through the air forward slowly. Enjoy!
Step 7: Modifications
From the many variants this airframe can be made into, this is one:
TF85-1 Cadet: A basic trainer/demonstrator variant of the Skystreak with a fuselage. Skystreaks can be converted to this standard.
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