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Wedge Plane

A flying wedge with a sleek profile for a paper airplane.

This paper airplane design is built inside out and upside down, giving it a unique feel.

Medium Difficulty 7 folds distance

Paper Airplane Folding Instructions

Step 1

1. Fold the sheet in half.

Step 2

2. Open the sheet back up and fold the upper corners to the center.

Step 3

3. Repeat the last step with the both upper edges.

Step 4

4. Repeat again by folding the corners in

Step 5

5. Unfold everything back to step 2 and then fold the corners to the diagonal crease that you just made.

Step 6

6. Fold along this same crease again so the two halves cross over a bit in the middle.

Step 7

7. Fold out the overlapping bits in the middle so that they meet in the center. This is the part that you will hold.

Wedge Plane Final Paper Airplane Design

Use some tape on the place that you hold to keep it from falling apart, but don't tape the body flat. You want it to look like a wedge or cone flying through the air.