Intro: A REALLY Good Paper Airplane
In this instructable i will show you how to make the best papaer airplane i know how. You can make it a stunt plane or a distance plan depemding on hoe=w you make it. Sorry for the pics in advance, bad camera and shaky ands.
If you get confused, pm me, i will try to explain it in more detail and more pics.
(Its my first Instructable so please go easy on me)
Step 1: Supplies
What you need-
Step 2: The Folding
Start by folding the piece of papaer in half length-wise. The unfold.
Step 3: The Folding
Fold both top corners down to the middle line to make a triangle. i did one for the pic but you get the idea.
Step 4: The Folding
With both corners folded down, you get a triangle. Grab the point and fold it downalong the bottom of the triangle. The triangle should be pointing down now.
(If it is confussing, look at the pics, they should help you get the idea.)
Step 5: The Folding
Fold the top corners down once more like in step 3. the poit should reach the tip of the old triangle.
Step 6: The Folding
Fold the figure in half with the folds from previous step are outside
Step 7: The Folding
Fold bothe sides down so the top edge lines up with the bottom edge.
Step 8: The Tapeing (optinal)
This is where you decide i you want a trick plane or a speed plane. if you want a trick plane that floats and spins, loop-de-loops,etc. skip this step. if you want a speed plane follow this step.
Add tape to the back so it does not sepparate, the side so the "flap" stays down, and on the bottom of the "flap" so it stays down.
you need four pieces to do this. if you are confused pm me.
Step 9: Decoration
add any decoration you want, from a name to a design. do whatever you want. i added flames on the wings.
Step 10: Flight Instructions
Really there are no instructions, just try different take off angles and diferent stregths of throws for different tricks.
This is a little harder. Sometimes it will turn if you missed a fold. you just have to find the perfect angle and push to get it perfect. it will take time. it will change from plane to plane so dont get upset if it doesn't work.
ex. my plane tilts tothe right because my fold was uneven.
Step 11: Let It Fly!
grab the plane and toss it.
and most important, HAVE FUN!! :)