How to Make Origami Airplanes That Fly

How to Make Origami Airplanes That Fly

by Gery Hsu

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Pure origami is an ancient and elegant art, whereas making paper airplanes is often considered a relatively modern recreation. Origami focuses on beauty, while the performance of a paper airplane is usually its most important attribute. This clearly written, carefully illustrated how-to book combines the two activities to produce an up-to-date innovation: artfully constructed origami airplanes that actually fly.
The author first shows you how to construct the Jet Tail, an important basic feature that is needed for many of the more difficult models diagrammed later. This is followed by detailed, step-by-step directions and diagrams for creating each of 12 different models: space shuttle, futuristic shuttle, flying wing, delta wing-jet, fighter plane, interceptor, double tail fighter, dart plane, fighter plane with engines, futuristic fighter, and two different jets.
The projects progress in level of difficulty; as you master the simpler models you will be developing the skills you need to assemble the more complicated craft. The book also includes valuable suggestions about types of paper to use, useful hints that help ensure success, and solutions to common problems paperfolders may encounter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486129969
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 02/08/2012
Series: Dover Origami Papercraft
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Jet Tail
Type A
Type B
Space Shuttle
Futuristic Shuttle
Flying Wing
Jet I
Delta Wing Jet
Jet II
Double Tail Fighter
Dart Plane
Fighter with Engines
Futuristic Fighter
Solutions to Common Problems

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How to Make Origami Airplanes That Fly 2.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Hats off to the author for his creativity in the creation of these neat planes. However, the guidance and direction in this book is vauge. The illustrations and instructions could greatly be improved to simply most of the procedures for the average consumer. Plan on alot of time and paper to figure out what the author is implying. Again, the planes are awesome but the instructions and illustrations flat out, stink.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The planes are flat out cool but ive been doing oragami for 13 years and have a hard time so amatures dont get this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This wasent the best paper airplane book ive seen. And i agree the directions wernt the best but the planes wernt very good at flying. I would have to adjust the planes to get them to stay in the air. But the designs of the planes were preety cool.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cant be better
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Origami Airplanes CRAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I dont want to get it if it is that bad brcause i am a beast at at origami and i probably fold these if a proffesional cant even do this
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Luv it
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