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An acrobatic paper airplane design that will corkscrew through the air.

This paper plane will fly a large spiral through the air.

Medium Difficulty 13 folds distance, acrobatic 22.8 ft / 7 m
Average Distance
Thrown by a 10yr old
2.4 sec
Average Time Aloft
Thrown by a 10yr old

Paper Airplane Folding Instructions

Step 1

1. Fold the top right corner to the left side.

Step 2

2. Open the sheet back up and repeat the same step with the left corner.

Step 3

3. Open the sheet back up and accordion fold both sides in so it looks like this.

Step 4

4. Next, fold the top peak down.

Step 5

5. Fold both little flaps in, as shown.

Step 6

6. Now, tuck the little flaps into the previously folded top peak.

Step 7

7. Fold the plane in half.

Step 8

8. Fold out both wings about 1 inch from the center.

Step 9

9. Finally, fold out the wing flaps in opposite directions, one up and one down.

Light Spinner Final Paper Airplane Design

The wing flaps folded in opposite directions will cause this paper plane to spiral through the air like corkscrew. Adjust the wing flap angles to adjust the size of the spiral.