How to Make the World's Fastest Paper Airplane

Introduction: How to Make the World's Fastest Paper Airplane

This is how to fold the fastest paper airplane I know. It can take a very hard throw and still fly well. I credit the design to Surefire Paper Airplanes .

*DISCLAIMER*- I AM IN NO WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY THIS PAPER AIRPLANE- THROW AT YOUR OWN RISK!

WIthout further ado, here is the Instructable! I will reference mountain and valley folds here, so if you don't know what they are, you can check this out first.


Step 1: Precreases

Fold a regular fold hot-dog style along the center, then fold a small reference crease hamburger style. This will be used in the next step.

Step 2: Fold the Corners to Middle

Bring the top right corner down to the middle of the paper where the two creases intersect. Bring the other corner down as well it should end up looking like this

Step 3: Fold Sides to Middle

Bring the sides of the new folds down along the center line- ignore the overhanging of the left flap underneath.

Step 4: Fold Point Behind

Now I need you to fold a mountain fold at the bottommost line and a valley fold at the point underneath where the flaps in step 2 intersect underneath the edges in the previous step. If you are confused look at the pictures.

Step 5: Fold Corners As Far As They Can Go

Take the corners and bring them down so that they can't go any further without tearing the paper.

Step 6: Mountain Fold and Round Corners

Mountain fold the whole plane back and round the edge so that when it flies it gets a little lift when it flies.

Step 7: Final Steps

Fold the sides of the plane back down, aligning the sides of the point back down. Make sure you fold good creases here. After that, your plane is done! Grip the plane near the center towards the front and give it a good hearty toss. And remember try not to break anything!

Make sure you comment and rate this Instructable, it's my first one! Tell me if there's anything I could improve on, I always like supportive responses!

4 People Made This Project!

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29 Discussions

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khutton01
khutton01

Tip 14 days ago

how do you do 6?

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khutton01
khutton01

14 days ago

can you make a video of this i am stuck on 5 plese

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lucaslan4467
lucaslan4467

4 weeks ago

how do you do step 4?@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

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chasejnyznyk
chasejnyznyk

2 months ago

can you make a vedeo please this was serisly hard

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ryan.li1503
ryan.li1503

6 months ago

quite hard

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sk0993400
sk0993400

Reply 6 months ago

you can try and do it if it does not work just ask someone to help!!!!!!!!YOU CAN DO YOUR BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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sk0993400
sk0993400

6 months ago

you can make that if you try your hardest,if you did try and did it leave me a comment

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381660
381660

7 months ago

It’s a good plane but the instructions are very vague and hard to un

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someone who paper airplanes
someone who paper airplanes

Question 8 months ago

uh can you explain more on 6? Because it looks like you're pushing the front of the into the body/wing area

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3byerzac
3byerzac

Question 2 years ago on Step 4

How can you fold a mountain?

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100022317
100022317

Answer 2 years ago

Hey there! I know some people had trouble with this, so hopefully, I am able to answer this for anyone seeing this, as well as you!

Do you see the pencil marks he made on the plane in step 4? One was on the very corner and another one was right where the fold BEHIND the triangular wings was. The line on the bottom is the one you fold hamburger style; fold it backward. The second one, the one above the last one, is the one you fold forward. Think of it like those little paper fans you would fold front and back; you should fold it like an accordion.

Hope this helped!

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leon.baiye
leon.baiye

Answer 1 year ago

Mountain folds just mean that you fold it in half.

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roger243
roger243

Answer 2 years ago

no

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sinhanitu444
sinhanitu444

Reply 11 months ago

At what speed ?

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ctaylor79
ctaylor79

3 years ago

give more detail

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djvalenz
djvalenz

3 years ago

I can't do it sorry. I need a video to watch:(