Stationery Flight: Extraordinary Paper Airplanes

Overview

Indoors or out, you'll soar into the skies with this amazing collection of new and advanced designs for fun paper planes that defy everyday concepts of what aircraft should look like. A description of each plane's aerodynamic properties accompanies the fully illustrated, easy-to-follow folding instructions. These thirty sensational airplanes range from simple craft that anyone can fold with ease, to more complex designs for the skilled folder. You'll even find a biplane that really flies-and a bomb-wielding jet ...
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Overview

Indoors or out, you'll soar into the skies with this amazing collection of new and advanced designs for fun paper planes that defy everyday concepts of what aircraft should look like. A description of each plane's aerodynamic properties accompanies the fully illustrated, easy-to-follow folding instructions. These thirty sensational airplanes range from simple craft that anyone can fold with ease, to more complex designs for the skilled folder. You'll even find a biplane that really flies-and a bomb-wielding jet that launches a surface-to-ground missile in mid-flight!

Stationery Flight: Extraordinary Paper Airplanes, by Michael Weinstein, is the 2005 Silver Award winner, ranking second overall and second for interior design. This collection features thirty new, advanced designs for paper airplanes ranging from simple craft that anyone can fold with ease, to more complex designs for the skilled folder. A description of each plane's aerodynamic properties accompanies the fully illustrated folding instructions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879384460
  • Publisher: Cypress House
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Pages: 139
  • Sales rank: 955,343
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Why Paper Airplanes Fly 3
Symbols 12
Paper Airplane Bases 17
Aiplane base 17
Canard base 18
Getting Started 21
Thirdsies 22
Bottlenose 27
Raptor 30
Skeeter 33
Glider Supreme 36
Elapse 39
F-14 41
Omega Flyer 43
Thin Layer Aerodynamics 45
Loopmaker 46
Mach II 48
Multi-Stage Craft 51
Thunderbird 55
Coriolis Max 58
Pocket Aerobat 61
Canards 63
Aerobotch 64
Pleator Volant 67
Hammerhead 70
Pagodor Volant 73
Jolly Roger 76
Bombwielder 80
Bombwielder Mark II 87
Loops and Tubes 89
Phantom Cruiser 90
Starliner 93
Predator 96
Ramjet 101
Owl Eyes 104
Loopstar 108
Thunder Jet 111
Two-Piece Models 119
Gemini 120
Jet Fighter 123
Jet Fighter Wings 126
Biplane 129
Biplane Wings 134
Bibliography 138
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