Paper Airplanes

Look in these books for lots of creative designs.

The Kids' Guide to Paper Airplanes

By Christopher L. Harbo

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"Have you ever wondered how far you could get a paper airplane to fly? Do you want to learn how to make more than just one simple model? If want to test the limits of flight in your own backyard, look no further than The Kids' Guide to Paper Airplanes. From the classic dart to the unbeatable super plane, these paper creations will have you soaring all over the neighborhood."

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Paper Airplanes: Flight School--Level 1

By Christopher L. Harbo

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Contents: Flight Training -- Materials -- Techniques and Terms -- Folding Symbols -- Dynamic Dart -- Spinning Blimp -- Whirly -- Helicopter -- Flying Squirrel -- Ring Wing -- Tailspin -- Long Ranger -- V-Wing -- Schoolyard Special -- Elevator Glider -- Longshot -- Read More -- Internet Sites

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Paper Airplanes: Copilot--Level 2

By Christopher L. Harbo

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Table of Contents: Time to Fly -- Materials -- Techniques and Terms -- Folding Symbols -- Air Shark -- Wind Tunnel -- Streaking Eagle -- Parakeet -- Whisper Dart -- Vampire Bat -- Arrowhead -- Nighthawk -- Vapor -- Bulls-eye -- Read More -- Internet Sites

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Paper Airplanes: Pilot--Level 3

By Christopher L. Harbo

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Contents: Prepare for Takeoff -- Materials -- Techniques and Terms -- Folding Symbols -- Liftoff -- Needle Nose -- Aviator -- Fang -- Lazy Lander -- Hang Glider -- Steady Eddie -- D-Wing -- Hang Time -- Read More -- Internet Sites

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Paper Airplanes: Captain--Level 4

By Christopher L. Harbo

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Contents: Command the Skies -- Materials -- Techniques and Terms -- Folding Symbols -- Fighter Jet -- Warthog -- Gliding Grace -- Flying Accordion -- Space Bomber -- Sparrowhawk -- Screech OWL -- Aircraft Carrier -- Read More -- Internet Sites

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Super Paper Airplanes: Biplanes to Space Planes

By Norman Schmidt

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"With nothing more than paper, ruler, pencil, scissors, glue stick, and this all-color extravaganza of super fliers, you can create 28 different planes that really zip through the air--and that demonstrate the history of modern flight. Each flier is complete with historical, technical, and scientific information, as well as detailed diagrams and instructions, and a full-color photo."--Holmestead Aviation Library.

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Paper Flight: 48 Models Ready for Take-off

By Jack Botermans

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Instructions and diagrams for making paper flyers, from famous aircraft models to models of flying saucers and spaceships. "Paper Flight" also explores flight through the art of origami to make birds, butterflies, and other airborne creations.
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The Paper Airplane Book

By Seymour Simon

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Step-by-step instructions for making paper airplanes with suggestions for experimenting with them. Emphasis is on how the airplanes fly. For elementary school students.

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Fabulous Paper Airplanes

By E. Richard Churchill

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Create 16 miniature aircraft, most of which are based on real gliders. Includes a history of soaring flight and glider development along with a discussion of the basic principles of aerodynamics.

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Easy-to-make Spaceships That Really Fly

By Mary Blocksma and Dewey Blocksma

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Provides directions for spaceships that can be made from paper plates, straws, styrofoam cups, and other stuff available in supermarkets.
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