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King Bee

This acrobatic paper airplane looks like a bee and darts around like one too.

If you throw this paper plane at the right angle, it will wiggle back and forth like a bee hunting for flowers.

Medium Difficulty 9 folds Requires scissors acrobatic 20.2 ft / 6.1 m
Average Distance
Thrown by a 10yr old
1.7 sec
Average Time Aloft
Thrown by a 10yr old

Paper Airplane Folding Instructions

Step 1

1. Fold the corners down to each side and unfold.

Step 2

2. Fold the top down so the three creases line up.

Step 3

3. Open up the sheet and accordion fold the sides in.

Step 4

4. Fold both edges of the triangle to the center (top layer only).

Step 5

5. Fold the top back to meet the bottom edge of the other side.

Step 6

6. Fold up both middle flaps up.

Step 7

7. Fold plane in half away from you.

Step 8

8. Fold down one wing as shown and then repeat with the other.

Step 9

9. If you want, fold up the tips of both wings and/or cut two aileron slits on the back of each wing.

Final Paper Airplane Design King Bee