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Fun Flyer

This paper airplane is fun to fold and fun to fly.

Try throwing it straight up and see if you can catch it on the way down.

Hard Difficulty 13 folds distance 26.4 ft / 8 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 top right corner to the left side.

Step 2

2. Repeat the last step with the other side.

Step 3

3. Open the sheet back up and accordion fold the sides into the center.

Step 4

4. Fold the bottom ends of the triangle shape to the top point.

Step 5

5. Fold down both flaps of the diamond shape, then unfold.

Step 6

6. Fold the top edges of the diamond shape to the middle and then unfold.

Step 7

7. Repeat with the bottom edges of the diamond shape and unfold again.

Step 8

8. Now, accordion fold (pinch) the outer points of the diamond shape.

Step 9

9. Fold the little center flaps up towards the peak.

Step 10

10. Next, flip the plane around and fold down the top peak.

Step 11

11. Fold the plane in half away from you.

Step 12

12. Fold down the first wing as shown.

Step 13

13. Finally, fold out the second wing.

Fun Flyer Final Paper Airplane Design

Allow the body to remain open for best performance. Pinch it just enough to give your fingers something to grip. If it tends to dive, bend up some small flaps in the back.