How to Make a Paper Airplane

Paper airplanes
Peter Ardito
This basic shape is easy to make and fun to fly (it goes pretty far!).
Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

1. Take a standard size (8" x 12") piece of printer paper and fold the long sides in half.

Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

2. Fold the two top corners in to form a triangle.

Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

3. Fold the sides of the triangle in again, forming a narrower triangle.

Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

4. Turn the triangle on its side and fold it in half.

Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

5. The top edges on each of the sides can be folded down halfway to form the wings.

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