Introduction: How to Make the Kingfisher Paper Airplane
The Kingfisher is a glider paper airplane with a medium speed and range.
TAA USAF Designation: A7-1
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Step 1: Materials
1 Piece of 8.5 by 11 inch Paper
Step 2: Width Fold
Begin by folding your paper in half along its width. Then fold it along its center.
Step 3: Corner Fold
Fold one corner to the center and repeat. Then open.
Step 4: Pull Fold
Pull the nose to the rear of the aircraft.
Step 5: Preparation for the Security Fold
Pull the outer parts of the paper into the center. Then clean the fold along the wing's span. Repeat on the other side.
Step 6: Security Fold
Pull the isosceles triangle up along the center line over the front of the aircraft. Then fold in half.
Step 7: Fold the Wings
Fold the wing along the top of the security fold. Repeat on the other side. Now open.
Step 8: Tape and Finishing Touches
Tape the Kingfisher together in the cited places. At this point you can also take a pencil to the large wings and fuselage. Decorations and roundels can make your Kingfisher look like the flier of the next century.
Step 9: Flight
Your Kingfisher is now ready to takeoff and fly high. Enjoy!