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The Flying Machine Book: Build and Launch 35 Rockets, Gliders, Helicopters, Boomerangs, and More

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  • Posted April 10, 2013

    I'm not entirely sure what the only other reviewer finds so horr

    I'm not entirely sure what the only other reviewer finds so horrible about this book. Personally, I found it one of the best books about paper flying devices that I've ever read, and in fact have planned several library programs using it. It differs from other books of its type by offering paper airplane designs modified by other materials such as straws, rubber bands, paper clips--common office supplies. This is in contrast to others that generally only feature paper-only, folded airplanes. (Not to say that these other books are inferior; they're just more common.) I had some difficulty creating one of the designs (mostly because I kept breaking my paper clip in one step), but the others were either easy or just difficult enough to be challenging, but still fun. Overall, it's a fantastic book, and I found little else to dislike about it.

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