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Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Bookby Ken Blackburn
Synopses & Reviews
First the big planes got their turn, and they've made the most of it: The World Record Paper Airplane Book and Kids' Paper Airplane Book together have over a million copies in print, and they're still soaring. But now they've got a new little sibling: Pocket flyers Paper Airplane Book, a flyaway impulse book if ever there was one. Developed by the same team of Ken Blackburn and Jeff Lammers, Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book features 12 Lilliputian-size models, for a total of 74 planes. The models are about one-quarter the size of the planes in the previous books and are designed with original full-color graphics. There are easy folding instructions for each, as well as special tips on how to fly smaller aircraft. The portable package and its planes are perfect for small spaces: the office, the den, the back of the minivan, drinking establishments. The obsessed among us will try to establish a mini plane world record. The rest of us will be content to just fly these flashy Piper cubs of paper from one side of the room to the other. And with the Microjet, Angelfish, Flying Sneaker, Gargoyle, and Dragonfly, there promises to be a lot of contentment.
210,000 copies in print.
HUMMING AND BUZZING
From the Gargoyle to the Saber, Fierce Phoenix to the Whispering Dragonfly
Welcome to the world of miniature aviation. For the office, den, hallway, classroom (don't get caught), or anywhere there might be a party, here are 12 Lilliputian-size models - with 69 planes altogether - designed with screaming full-color graphics. Includes individual folding instructions and flight adjustments, plus special tips on the aerodynamic challenges of flying smaller craft.
The creators of "The World Record Paper Airplane Book" and "Kids' Paper Airplane Book" provide 12 Lilliputian-size models, for a total of 74 planes perforated for easy tear-out, in impulse format. Includes original graphics, easy folding instructions, and special flying tips. Full color.
About the Author
Ken Blackburn is an aerospace engineer and the Guinness World Record holder for paper airplane time aloft (27.60 seconds). He works for Jacobs Engineering (Sverdrup division) at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, performing research on small, unmanned air vehicles.
Jeff Lammers is an engineer and entrepreneur based in Florida. He flies small planes in his spare time.
Table of Contents
Welcome to the World of Miniature Aviation
B-2 Buzz Bomber
U147 Circuit Cruiser
The Pocket Flyers Squadron
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