How to Make the Fastest Paper Airplane




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This is how to make the fastest paper airplane I've ever seen. I call it the Eagle.

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Step 1: Fold in Half

This is an easy step. Just fold an 8.5 x 11" sheet of paper in half down the center like pictured, and then open it up again so that it lays flat.

Step 2: Fold the Cockpit

Fold the cockpit of your paper airplane so that the flap corners meet at the center line.

Step 3: Fold the Cockpit Down

Fold the cockpit down so that the point lines up with the center fold line.

Step 4: Fold the 2nd Cockpit

Fold your second cockpit by folding your tow flaps down like the 2nd step.

Step 5: Make the First Folds of the Wings

Fold another two flaps down to the center of the plane.

Starting to look like a real paper airplane now!

Step 6: The Second Folds of the Wings

Flip the airplane over and fold each side in to line up with the center fold of the plane.

Step 7: Ready for Takeoff!

Flip the plane over one last time and open up the folds so that you have the 'body' of the plane to hold on to (like pictured).

You are now ready for a test flight.

To fly well, fly inside and throw as hard as you can.


Step 8: Bonus Step

If you want your paper airplane to go even further, put a paperclip on the forward body of the plane. The weight will help it fly farther.

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149 Discussions

okay so i am done!!! but i did it three times and i finally realized what i was doing wrong


Question 3 months ago

this is a really nice project
but I wanted to take your permission for something.
can I use the text and picture of your project in my school project(a website)?
I could have made mine but I have very less time.

blah blah ugg

Tip 5 months ago on Step 8

Rocks also help it go further...
I tried it...
It actually works...
This is not something that I made up...
I'm not kidding...
This website thing is really helpful and cool...

A complete WINNER

3 years ago

My younger grade 3 cousin was entering in a 'Gliding Paper Plane Contest.' I helped him build a fast plane and we built this! AND OOOMMMMGGG he won!!!!!! He won a BUCKET full of jelly beans and gave 2 cups full to me for helping him. ??

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SkeeleeA complete WINNER

Reply 5 months ago

cool, I attemped to make a far-flying paper airplane and boy, it failed.

Bakri4The Flynn

Reply 4 years ago on Step 4

not to be mean or anything but that's not how you spell impossible the flynn


Reply 3 years ago

that was mean and you forgot to put a captilization in flynn