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Make a more complicated paper plane - but it flies better too, so it's worth the effort...




Things to make and do - art: Paper planes



You will need:



A4 sheets of paper
Scissors


What to do



The Sweptback Wing

1. Fold the short edge to meet the long edge and crease. Carefully cut off the remaining section and fold it in half lengthways, this will become the tail.



Things to make and do - art: Paper planes


2. Fold the triangle in half to make a small triangle, and unfold. Fold the 2 loose corners down to meet the centre crease.



Things to make and do - art: Paper planes


3. Slide the tail strip underneath the triangular flaps. Fold the front corners across to meet the lower point of the triangular flaps.

Things to make and do - art: Paper planes


4. Fold the plane in half with top sides together. Fold one wing back one side, and the other on the other side, dividing the tail section in half. Open the wings to 90.

Things to make and do - art: Paper planes


5. Launch the plane with a firm thrust.




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