How to Make a Simple Paper Airplane That Flies Great

Here's an easy way to make a good reliable paper airplane.

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Get your paper

Get your paper

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Fold in half lengthwise

Fold in half lengthwise

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Fold down top edges to the midline so you get 2 right triangles at the top

Fold down top edges to the midline so you get 2 right triangles at the top

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See.

See.

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Fold these triangles down the mid half of the paper

Fold these triangles down the mid half of the paper

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Like this.

Like this.

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Fold in outer edges to a bit over the point at the bottom.

Fold in outer edges to a bit over the point at the bottom.

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Like so.

Like so.

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Fold up the bottom point over those edges.

Fold up the bottom point over those edges.

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Fold the paper back along the midline again.

Fold the paper back along the midline again.

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Fold down the wings like so. Do this to both sides.

Fold down the wings like so. Do this to both sides.

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Throw!

Throw!

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1 piece of paper
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