Heavy-Nosed Plane

A basic dart with a blunt heavy nose.

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Heavy-Nosed Plane

A basic dart with a blunt heavy nose.

This starts off like a basic dart, but the additional folds give it more weight at the nose, allowing it to go far.

Folding Difficulty Hard difficulty Number of Folds 8 folds Paper Sizes Letter & A4 Paper Hashtags Distance Hashtags Time aloft Distance Flown 24 ft / 7.4 m
Explaination of Distance Flown Average Distance
Thrown by a 10yr old
Time Aloft 2.4 sec
Explaination of Time Aloft Average Time Aloft
Thrown by a 10yr old
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Paper Airplane Airplane Folding Instructions

Step 1

1. Fold the paper in half and unfold.

Step 2

2. Fold the top two corners to the center line

Step 3

3. Fold the upper sides to the center line.

Step 4

4. Fold the top point down to the bottom edge of the paper.

Step 5

5. Now, fold the point back up about 5.5cm past the top edge.

Step 6

6. Fold the point back down again to the edge of the previous crease.

Step 7

7. Fold the paper plane in half towards you.

Step 8

8. Finally, fold both sides down to create the wings.

Final Paper Airplane Design Heavy-Nosed Plane

Experiment with the distances that you fold the tip back and forth to adjust how much weight is put into the nose. If you make the nose very heavy, you can make this airplane fly loops.

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