Underside Plane

This paper glider has a slow circular flight pattern.

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Underside Plane

This paper glider has a slow circular flight pattern.

The extra underside flaps give the wings rigidity and help it glide better.

Folding Difficulty Medium difficulty Number of Folds 11 folds Paper Sizes Letter & A4 Paper Hashtags Time aloft Distance Flown 24.6 ft / 7.6 m
Explaination of Distance Flown Average Distance
Thrown by a 10yr old
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Paper Airplane Airplane Folding Instructions

Step 1

1. Fold the paper in half vertically and horizontally, then open it back up.

Step 2

2. Holding the paper horizontally, fold the top edge down to meet the center crease.

Step 3

3. Now, fold the top edge down at the center crease.

Step 4

4. Fold the top right corner over, down to the center fold as shown.

Step 5

5. Repeat with the left side.

Step 6

6. Again, fold the corner down to meet the horizontal fold.

Step 7

7. Repeat step six on the other side.

Step 8

8. Next, fold the top point down to meet the horizontal fold.

Step 9

9. Fold the paper plane in half away from you.

Step 10

10. Fold one wing out, leaving about 1 inch (2.5cm) for the body of the airplane.

Step 11

11. Finally, fold down the second wing to match.

Final Paper Airplane Design Underside Plane

Bend the wings in an upward Y shape and use a piece of tape to hold the wings together at this angle. This dihedral angle will allow this glider to stay aloft longer.

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