Choose from ninety-one different models and build and fly your very own paper airplane. Now, any kid can turn a stack of paper into his or her own private air force! Making Paper Airplanes is your complete reference packed with colorful diagrams, graphics, and instructions, featuring ninety-one gravity-defying paper aircraft that really fly. From origami fighter jets to tin foil helicopters and paper Spitfires, you and your child will learn hundreds of different ways to build successful flying devices from paper. Each model includes customized graphics so your aircraft will look the part as it sails through the air. Tear out, fold, and fly models such as:
Dragon Desk Kite
Firefly Space Shuttle
Flashdance Stunt Flyer
Golden Flame Racing Plane
All of these fantastic flying machines have been built and tested by the author to ensure that, with little more than a few folds and a couple of snips, your new creation can be airborne. Whether you are spending a summer's day outdoors or a winter's day indoors, Making Paper Airplanes will deliver hours of crafts, flights, and fun.
David Woodroffe is an artist, technical illustrator, model maker, kite flyer, and paper airplane enthusiast. He has worked as an illustrator for magazine publishers as well as for books and Web sites. He lives in the United Kingdom.