The most basic design that almost everyone has tried.
It's quick and easy to make, and it flies fairly well. This paper airplane is a little floppy, so it works better if you give it a gentle toss, not a hard throw. A good starter airplane for young kids.
Paper Airplane Folding Instructions
1. Fold the paper in half.
2. Unfold and then fold the top two corners into the center line.
3. Again, fold the paper in half.
4. Finally, fold the edges down to meet the bottom of the body.
Use a little tape to keep the wings together. If it tends to fly sharply upwards, stall, and then drop straight down, try bending the back of the wings down just a little bit.