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The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book: Featuring the Guinness World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly

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The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book: Featuring the Guinness World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly Cover

 

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A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes.

     The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book chronicles the creation of the new distance champion paper airplane and how it broke the world record. Collins's revolutionary approach to plane design is a departure from all previous record holders and represents the most important development in paper airplane design in decades. This entertaining guide also contains 19 other amazing designs with step-by-step instructional photos, including a novel locking technique, a pioneering cambered-wing plane, and multiple long-flying aircraft that soar for minutes rather than seconds. A 32-page insert of full-color tear-out paper airplane models are printed on regulation-weight, durable paper stock for hours of flying fun.

About the Author

JOHN M. COLLINS, also known as “The Paper Airplane Guy,” is the author of The Gliding Flight and Fantastic Flight and has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make better paper airplanes. Collins is a television producer and on-camera talent and has his own production company. Visit www.ThePaperAirplaneGuy.com

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

1: WHY STUFF FLIES

  

2: THROWING AND ADJUSTING

   

3: FOLDING 101: the basics

  

4: THE PLANES   

THE WORLD-RECORD PLANE: SUZANNE   

VERY EASY   

JAVELIN   

THE FLOATER   

STRETCH LOCK   

PRO GLIDER   

PRO GLIDER 2.0    

BROAD DIAMOND   

MAX LOCK  

LF-WHAT?   

LOCKED AND LOADED   

ULTRA GLIDE   

SUZY LOCK  

BASS ACKWARDS   

BIRD OF PREY   

RING THING   

THE BOOMERANG   

THE STARFIGHTER   

FOLLOW FOILS   

LF–FF   

FFF-1   

ROGALLO FOLLOW FOIL   

WALK THIS RAY

  

5: THE STORY OF THE WORLD-RECORD PLANE   

The Backstory   

Special Thanks   

Folding Symbols    

Product Details

ISBN:
9781607743880
Author:
Collins, John M
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Author:
Collins, John M.
Subject:
Crafts-Origami
Subject:
Papercrafts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
TWO COLOR WITH 80 PHOTOS PLUS FULL-COLOR
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.7 x 8.4 x 0.45 in 0.88 lb

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