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Zip Dart

If you are looking for speed and distance, this zippy dart is a great option.

The thin body and front stabilizing wings allows it to quickly zip through the air and quickly travel long distances.

Hard Difficulty 8 folds distance, time aloft 30 ft / 9.1 m
Average Distance
Thrown by a 10yr old
1.7 sec
Average Time Aloft
Thrown by a 10yr old

Paper Airplane Folding Instructions

Step 1

1. Fold the corner down to the other side of the paper.

Step 2

2. Unfold and repeat with the other corner. Then unfold again.

Step 3

3. Accordion fold the sides in using the creases.

Step 4

4. Fold the bottom corners of the triangle shape up (top layer).

Step 5

5. Now, take both upper outer edges and fold them to the center. Be sure they are tucked underneath the diamond shape.

Step 6

6. Fold the plane in half.

Step 7

7. Fold one wing down from the nose of the plane to the center of the tail. Be sure you fold down the front flaps as well.

Step 8

8. Repeat step seven with the other wing.

Zip Dart Final Paper Airplane Design

You can play around with the angle of the front stabilizing wings to adjust the flight characteristics of this airplane.

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