We've all attempted to fold a paper airplane before, right? One we hoped would sail majestically through the air for a good while but just ended up nose-diving into the grass. Paper planes, an invention likely as old as paper, are models of engineering; and they must account f ...more
Want to make the coolest paper airplane? This tutorial will show you how to make a paper f16 and you'll be flying in under 3 minutes. This passed our cargo test by traveling with an eraser load.
Watch this instructional model making video to begin building an RC airplane out of EPP foam. You may need to use your own set of instructions to complete this model, but the visual guidelines provide helpful tips for making a smooth, aerodynamic foam airplane.
Model airplanes are cool and all, but making them out of your typical 8 1/2 X 11 printer paper isn't going to cut it for long, especially if any sort of rain or misplaced foot is involved. Make your awesome model airplanes even more awesome by crafting them out of sturdy cardb ...more
Make one and see for yourself how much fun it can be.
After finding and monitoring nearby wireless access points and devices connected to them, hackers can use this information to bypass some types of security, like the kind used for Wi-Fi hotspots in coffee shops, hotels, and in flights high above the ground. By swapping their M ...more
1. First, fold paper hotdog-wise. 2. Next, unfold paper and fold each corner of one end of the paper inwards toward the center fold to make the point of the airplane. 3. Again fold each side inwards toward the center fold to make the point even sharper. 4. Now fold paper in ha ...more
Watch this visual guide on how to build an radio controlled airplane.
Check out this five-part video tutorial on how to use fiberglass finish over balsa wood for RC airplanes. If you like building engines and bodies for remote-controlled vehicles (airplanes), then this will definitely help you out, just by learning how to apply simple fiberglass ...more
There just isn't enough space on airplanes for any one, even those on the shorter end of the spectrum. Top flight nightmares are usually being seated next to a screaming child, a person of large girth, or behind that jerk who reclines their seat for the entire flight. Most peo ...more
This video is based on similar ideas from Dr. Ken Blackburn's world record paper airplane. You will need a sheet of paper and a flat surface. After you have completed the plane throw it over your head to get a smooth and slow glide. Your will find the video easy to follow and ...more
Learn to fly... paper airplanes. In this video tutorial, John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy, shows you how to fold and fly the Boomerang paper airplane. For this Boomerang paper airplane, you'll be using a piece paper. John gives very detailed folding instructions for easy ...more
In this video, we learn how to make the farthest flying paper airplane. First, you will lay the paper flat and fold in two sides on the top. Then, fold it in half and keep folding the plane in. After this, you will see the wings become smaller and smaller. Once you fold this u ...more
Make a paper airplane that can act like a boomerang or do flips or just soar for a long long time. This Paper trick plane is the best kind ever! Watch this how to video to learn how to make a paper airplane of your own.
For those of you who make paper airplanes, this video will show you different types of airplanes. From upgrading the basic paper plane, to showing you how to make the "tube plane" and "the swallow," Bre Pettis is obviously a paper airplane master.
This video origami tutorial shows how to fold and craft a JKF-117A Nighthawk paper airplane. Never throw a boring paper airplane again. Learn to fold the JKF-117A Nighthawk paper airplane, a look alike of the F-117 Nighthawk Stealth fighter by watching this instructional video.
Learn to fly... paper airplanes. In this video tutorial, John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy, shows you how to fold and fly the Tumbling Wing paper airplane. For this Tumbling Wing paper airplane, you'll be using a piece of phonebook paper. This Tumbling Wing paper airplane ...more
Tired of paper airplanes that glide for a second or two before they ultimately and inevitably crash to the ground? This paper-folding tutorial demonstrates an easy-to-build, easy-to-modify model that may be just what you need. This video teaches you how to make what its creat ...more
Young C. Park, retired dentist of Honolulu, Hawaii, has satisfied a life long interest in model airplanes with his meticulous, incredibly detailed models of the Corsair and P-51 Mustang. Pictured below is Young Park's Corsair. Via the Internet Craftsmanship Museum, "The wing ...more
Admit it, you want to fold a JKF-188 jet plane (It's not really origami, because you need scissors). This video tutorial shows how to take an ordinary piece of office paper and create a really fancy paper airplane: the JKF-188 jetplane.
Sure, you've folded paper airplanes before. But I bet they don't stay airborne for very long. But they will, thanks to this clever little hack. PopSci designed their eAT-6 "Texan" paper airplane specifically to meet the requirements of their secret ingredient: a motor. Equip ...more
This video has generated half a million views and quite the comment stream on YouTube. A paper airplane is placed between two fans, and suspends in the air for some time. The comments predominately charge that the action is "fake" (has a wired been suspended?). The video is ...more
In this video, you are shown how to create a paper airplane and most importantly, how to make it fly farther. You will need a paper airplane, a stapler, and some tape and scissors. You staple the paper airplane all the way to the back without hitting either wing. You create th ...more
This video origami tutorial shows how to fold and snip an advanced paper airplane: the JKF-168 jetplane. Be the envy of all your class or office mates who are stuck folding their standard issue paper airplanes. Learn how to craft the JKF-168 jetplane paper airplane by watching ...more
Built by three Belgian guys, this bad boy holds the Guinness Book of World Records for largest RC plane. It has a span of 8.9m, 4 X 160cc engine, it weighs 210 kg and is built on a scale of 1/5 of the B29. This RC plane is so large it takes three people to fly it!
Learn to fly... paper airplanes. In this video tutorial, John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy, shows you how to fold and throw the SCS Nakamura Lock paper airplane. For this modified Nakamura Lock paper airplane, you'll be using a piece of A4 paper. John gives very detailed f ...more
Watch this video as it gives easy instructions on how to make a mini paper airplane that flies far. -Get a small piece of paper. 4X8" would be best. -Fold the piece of paper in half length wise, make sure you have a solid crease, and unfold. -Now fold one corner to the crease ...more
Maya is arcane, complex, but incredibly powerful software. It is the industry standard for 3D modeling in games and film. This video for Maya beginners will teach you how to create a model of an airplane as a means of teaching you a lot of the basics of Maya. It is meant to be ...more
This video will teach you the three most important tips which you will need in order to throw a paper airplane far. First, you will need to use your dominant or stronger hand. Next, you will need to throw the airplane as if you were throwing a baseball, taking a slight forward ...more
Sure, it's tiny, but it can still fly farther than many larger paper airplanes! This tutorial shows you how to make the world's smallest paper airplane out of some plain white paper and pair of scissors. You can get four airplanes out of one sheet of paper.
Here's a two-in-one "tutorial" for you today; how to fold a paper airplane, and how to execute a belated St. Patrick's Day manicure. Just follow along and do as the da Vinci does—our adroit instructor is a surgical robot, with a hefty price tag of approximately 1.3 million dol ...more
Model Airplane News Editor Gerry Yarrish shows how to install RC airplane control surface hinges. You'll need an Xacto knife, hinge installation tools, and hinge glue. It's a pretty basic procedure. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to attach hinges onto a remote control ...more
This is a step by step guide on folding the best origami paper plane in the world. I was taught how to fold this many years ago by my cousin. Its design allows it to mimic a model glider: Enjoy!
In this tutorial, learn how to play the extremely popular new song "Airplanes" by B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams. This song is really pretty and now you can play it on your own. So, if you are a fan of this current pop/hip hop hit, check out this step by step and rock out whe ...more
Check out this five-part video tutorial on how to apply paint wash weather effects on an RC airplane. If you like building engines and bodies for remote-controlled vehicles (airplanes), then this will definitely help you out, just by learning how to apply some black wash to we ...more
In this tutorial, I'm gonna show you how to make another amazing paper plane that can fly really far. GUARANTEED. Video: . Once you've made all of your folds and the plane looks symmetrical, it's time to trim it, or adjust it, for flight. This is very important, unless you wan ...more
It's nice to have a drink on an airplane, whether you're taking a flight somewhere fun or for work. However, what's not so nice is the high prices and relatively bad quality of the liquor that's available. If that's what's holding you back from having a nice tipple, never fea ...more
This is more stop motion than instructional. But we enjoyed it nonetheless. Watch and learn how to construct a Lego airplane in one minute.
Take to the skies with this incredible realistic paper jet. With just a sheet of paper you can create an awesome flying machine. Fly it indoors or out, and enjoy an aerodynamic wonder after you've learned how to fold the most realistic paper jet ever.
The newest hit from B.o.B is "Airplanes" featuring Hayley Williams. If you are a fan, check out this video. This song is way easier to play than you would think and actually only requires a few chords. So, check out this tutorial and learn exactly how to play this huge pop/hip ...more
Takuo Toda broke his previous Guinness World record of 27.9 seconds in flight this past Sunday. The paper airplane virtuoso, head of the Japan Origami Airplane Association, aimed to reach a 30 second long flight with his 10-centimeter-long paper aircraft. Unfortunately, he did ...more
To make this origami SST paper airplane, begin with a square. The origami SST (supersonic transport) was designed by Dr. James Sakota. The plane was first featured in the 1960's book The Great International Paper Airplane Book, a documentation of the Scientific American first ...more
The first step to create a boomerang paper airplane is to take a square piece of paper and measure to make sure it is a perfect square. You must then fold all of the corners of the cut of paper into the middle and then fold in half. The wings must then be folded down on the tw ...more
While working with some 14 year olds, I was shocked to find out that only a handful of them could make a decent airplane... so here's a simple design that goes pretty far if you throw it right (I'll let someone else make a video on how to throw an airplane). Learn how to make ...more
Model Airplane News Editor Roger Post shows you how to iron out the wrinkles in your RC plane. It's important to clean any possible dust or dirt before ironing. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to take the wrinkles out of a remote control ariplane's cover.
In an effort to make things simple and more secure, Google decided to slim down the power menu in Android 5.0. What once provided a quick link to shut your device down, turn on Airplane mode, and toggle volume states, has now been relegated to a simple power switch. Lucky for ...more
This round paper airplane may not look like a flyer, but wait until you see it soar! All you'll need are some scissors and a piece of paper to make your own Vortex. Watch this video activity tutorial and learn how to make a vortex paper airplane. Make a vortex paper airplane. ...more
Watch this visual demonstration on how to fold the Mirage. The Mirage is an excellent paper airplane. I was amazed the first time this left my hands and sailed -- nay -- floated to a perfect landing. The large wing area makes this glider easy to trim and especially graceful in ...more
Alt chanteuse Hayley Williams and rapper B.O.B seem like an unlikely duo who play at opposite ends of the genre spectrum, but when they came together for B.O.B.'s bittersweet "Airplanes," the result was a dulcet melody. Learn how to play this gorgeous song on the piano by wat ...more
This shows you how to make an RC airplane. It's fast forwarded to show the arduous process.
If you feel like you're too stressed and need something to help you get away from it all, pick up a hobby. Maybe building and flying RC vehicles. This can be a great hobby to pick up on and not only will it help make you relax, but it can be a great way to have some fun in the ...more
Trying to build an airplane out of K'NEX? Mike can show you how to make both propellers spin at the same time on the plane.
Learn how to balance a wooden aircraft propeller. Watch how to mount the prop. drill a hole, and add a lead balance weight. This is a very thorough video and is perfect for people with patience.
Do you know how to make a paper airplane? Then watch this how to video tutorial and learn step by step how to fold the world's best paper airplane. Grab any 8 1/2" by 11" piece of paper and start building a paper airplane.
In this video, we learn how to make a simple paper airplane that flies far. First, fold the paper in half and make sure it's perfectly even. From here, unfold the paper and fold the edges into where the crease is. After this, do the same on the other side and make it perfectly ...more
When you're flying your model airplanes, it's inevitable that it will eventually suffer some minor damages, like scuffs, breaks and bends. This video tutorial will help you alleviate and repair any damages to your flying model airplane to get you back in the skies again. The ...more
Check out this video tutorial on how to use the "double string method" to simulate cylinder fins on dummy model engine cylinders. If you like building engines for remote-controlled vehicles (airplanes), then this will definitely help you out with your RC projects, just by lear ...more
Instructions to make 3D origami of airplane similar to Airbus A380. It's self standing, made only with a folded paper (triangles). In video I tried to give instructions for every detail. Detailed instructions are in the video, but it's suggested to follow some simple steps fo ...more
On YouTube-irDescent you find a simple way to make your own model of a gliding airplane. The instructor begins by giving some information on how birds inspired the inventing of airplanes. Some clips of flying birds are shown. She also explains all of the general parts of the a ...more
This video origami tutorial shows how to fold a professional paper airplane: a flying mantis. Never throw a boring paper airplane again. Follow along and learn how to fold a flying mantis paper airplane of your own.