The creators of The World Record Paper Airplane Book devise twelve small-scale models, decorated with original full-color graphics, for making seventy-four airplanes, using simple folding instructions in a handy pocket guide. Original. 75,000 first printing.
**Winner of the 2016 Creative Child Magazine Product of the Year Award** Kids will love to fold and fly these sturdy, aerodynamic paper airplanes! In this brand new origami book with folding papers, paper airplane expert Andrew Dewar presents his ultimate collection of easy-to-fold, high-performance planes for kids who are fascinated by paper or origami airplanes. These planes are brightly colored and designed to fly beautifully each and every time. The book opens with a fascinating primer to the principles of flight so kids can learn about the forces that enable a plane to fly and affect the performance of their planes. They'll have fun coaxing the planes through their paces: doing loops, barrel rolls, glides and dives. The sky is the limit once they understand how planes interact with the atmosphere! This paper airplanes kit contains: 12 innovative designs 48 pre-cut paper airplane models Detailed instructions for each paper plane Special durable lightweight cardstock Printed folding lines for perfect folds Colorful and realistic designs A pull-out airport runway for landing maneuvers
The 10 best paper airplanes you've ever folded and flown! These are high performance, blow-the-competition-away flying paper machines! The book features 10 designs and 40 sheets of full colour, flight-ready paper. Best for children over 7 years.
Author: John M. Collins
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Release Date: 2013-03-26
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
"A collection of two dozen easy-to-fold paper airplane designs (using no cutting or glue), as well as innovative theories of flight. Includes the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane as well as 16 tear-out model planes"--
Author: Norman Schmidt
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Offers advice on making paper airplanes, and shares instructions for making eighteen different models, including the slender, long-nosed Egret; the tiny, fast Pipit; the broad-winged Condor; and the highly maneuverable Mockingbird--a plane just made for airborne stunts. Reissue.
Author: Kyong Hwa Lee
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Release Date: 2016-06-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
In this book Kyong Hwa Lee combines the art of origami and the science of flight to create unique paper airplane designs for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. Featuring thirty-two designs, Amazing Paper Airplanes showcases models resembling real-world aircraft, including the F-22 fighter jet, a P-51 World War II plane, the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger—the first supersonic delta-wing interceptor airplane of the US Air Force—and more. For these models, Lee provides information along with an image of the real plane to encourage interest in aerospace technology. Every design has been flight-tested and presents complete step-by-step folding instructions. In addition to showing basic and advanced folding techniques and providing templates for each plane, the author explains the theory behind flight and offers tips to fine-tune paper airplanes for optimal flying.
Author: Jerry Mander
Publisher: Galahad Books
Release Date: 1998-08-01
Paper airplanes as serious science? No longer shamefully relegated to the back rows of elementary-school sports stadiums, paper airplanes come into their own with this amusing -- and instructive -- book. The Great International Paper Airplane Book documents the proceedings of the first (and possibly only) International Paper Airplane Competition conducted by Scientific American. In addition to the behind-the-scenes story and official records of the Competition, readers will discover intriguing mini-essays on the historical, aesthetic, technological, and folkloric aspects of the paper airplane and on its startling implications for the future of aviation. Best of all, there are dozens of cut-fold-and-fly-them-yourself planes to experiment with. Combining real science with outright fun, this book appeals to paper airplane enthusiasts and would-be aviators of every age.
101 Paper Planes has everything you need to create an amazing array of spectacular paper planes! Written by Dean Mackey, the curator of the Online Paper Airplane Museum, 101 Paper Planes contains six essential plane designs that will fly faster, higher and longer. 101 stunning plane designs on easy-to-tear-out pages Step-by-step, easy-to-follow folding instructions and diagrams for making six types of paper planes Two glossaries with clear explanations and diagrams of aviation folding terms Six blank templates for you to try out your folding skills or to create your own amazing plane designs Whether you're young or young at heart, there's nothing like the trill of of seeing a carefully crafted paper plane sailing through the air. Suitable for beginners and enthusiasts alike, with 101 Paper Planes you're ready to fly!
Suitable for ages 3-7, this book combines the fun of coloring with the thrill of folding and flying paper airplanes. Two copies of a dozen different themes include princess planes, jungle jets, and other playful motifs.