Intro: How to Make the Skylark Paper Airplane
Of a boomerang shape, the Skylark is an elequent flying wing with no vertical surfaces.
TAA USAF Designation: A25-1
Step 1: Materials
1 Piece of 8.5 by 11 inch paper
Step 2: X Folding
Begin your Skylark with an X Fold from corner to side, corner to side.
Step 3: Half Folding
Fold your paper in half along its center, then the X fold over itself.
Step 4: Tuck Folding
Fold your corners down over themselves as shown.
Step 5: Preparation to Your Security Fold
Fold the paper up to the center fold. Then fold it in again. After this, proceed to fold the trianglular fornt down, but do not insert the flaps. Fold your paper in half.
Step 6: Cutting Your Weight
From 2.5 inches off your wingtip, cut in towards the center fold and weight.
Step 7: Proceed With the Security Fold
Fold the two flaps into the triangle fold from before.
Step 8: Taping
Tape behind the counterweight pack as cited in the pictures.
Step 9: Flight
Your Skylark is now ready for flight. Release it after advancing it with your hand for about 8-12 inches.