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Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of flight from John M. Collins, the man behind the Guinness ...
Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of flight from John M. Collins, the man behind the Guinness World Record–breaking distance plane. Featuring twenty-two unique airplane designs with step-by-step instructional photos, plus tear-out models printed on regulation-weight paper stock, this entertaining and informative guide promises hours of flying fun.
Take your paper airplane–making to the next level with features such as:
· Instructions for folding “Suzanne,” the plane that shattered
the previous world record by flying an unprecedented 226 feet,
10 inches, and garnered more than three million views on YouTube
· Four “Follow Foil” aircraft that can stay aloft for minutes
at a time
· A pioneering cambered-wing plane
· A primer on flight theory, and how it applies to paper airplanes
· Tips for improving the accuracy and distance of your throws
· The adjusting technique that helped break the record
· And more!
Excerpted from The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book by John M. Collins Copyright © 2013 by John M. Collins. Excerpted by permission of Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House, Inc.
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1: WHY STUFF FLIES
2: THROWING AND ADJUSTING
3: FOLDING 101: the basics
4: THE PLANES
THE WORLD-RECORD PLANE: SUZANNE
PRO GLIDER 2.0
LOCKED AND LOADED
BIRD OF PREY
ROGALLO FOLLOW FOIL
WALK THIS RAY
5: THE STORY OF THE WORLD-RECORD PLANE
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