Flying Fish Paper Airplane

Introduction: Flying Fish Paper Airplane

This is my 1st Instructable so please be nice and hopefully I can explain things good. This plane flies well and its cool looking. please leave comments

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Step 1: Step 1

take a piece of 8.5" by 11" piece of paper and fold it in half.

Step 2: Step 2

fold the corner down two the middle then do the same to the other.

Step 3: Step 3

now unfold the folds you just made.

Step 4: Step 4

this is kind of hard but you fold on the lines of the fold you just did.

Step 5: Step 5

now fold the last fold to the center line.

Step 6: Step 6

Now after you did that, fold the fold to the center once more

Step 7: Step 7

now fold the top of the top end to the middle.

Step 8: Step 8

after it looks like that fold the end up two the top. look at the pics

Step 9: Step 9

now flip the plane on the other side (the smooth side)

Step 10: Step 10

fold it in half and fold the wings down.

Step 11: Step 11

Now it gets kind of hard, cut in about 2 inches (see the pics to understand)

Step 12: Step 12

Now we cut from the base of the tail to the cut we just made in a slanted line.

Step 13: Step 13

it should look like this when you look at it from the air. It is pretty much done now.

Step 14: Step 14

now just cut about half an inch and note the pic

Step 15: Step 15

now were almost done, fold the tips of the base wing up.

Step 16: Step 16

LAST STEP!! at the front of the plane, pull the bottom jaw out to give the fish a mouth. and there you go, all done

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    6 Discussions


    11 years ago

    Hey, this is a great instructable and is very informative. Just one thing is missing... pictures! It really helps a lot when trying to follow directions so you should consider taking some photographs. Once you do that and leave me a message when you have so that we can publish your work. Thanks! Thanks for the cool instructable and we hope to publish this soon!


    9 years ago on Introduction

    I made this plane and it flies great! :) we have to make a paper airplane for a contest in my math class as a fun project, and im definitely submitting my flying fish! :)


    10 years ago on Introduction

    really good lol XD its a great flyer !! <br />good first instructable i just made my first instructable to its the guinniss world book of records and ive only had one comment and it is just a comment about my spelling !! =( !!<br />


    10 years ago on Introduction

    This thing ROCKS! One thing though. you forgot to mention after step 8 that you fold the little flap up underneath the folds you make. Great 'ible BTW. I made it and it flies really well.