Fold and fire aerodynamic paper airplanes dozens of feet into the air with this easy origami ebook. High Performance Paper Airplanes presents a collection of realistic origami paper airplanes from well-known author and paper aviation expert Andrew Dewar. Dewar has spent decades perfecting the art of folding easy paper airplanes that both look great and fly well. This new series takes paper airplanes to new heights—literally! The planes can be fired high into the air with a rubber band launcher and are designed to circle down for a long time. The airplane designs are also printed in full-color on both sides and precut so you just need to push them out and assemble them using a bit of glue. Although fun for folders of any age, these paper plane designs are so simple that they can be considered "origami-for-kids" projects and are a great way to learn origami. The origami airplanes range from simple designs that can be assembled in under a minute to detailed scale replicas that look and fly like the real thing. The included instructional origami book not only explains how to assemble each plane, but how to fine-tune it to coax the best performance. Helpful tips for hosting competitions with your friends, and suggestions for designing your own origami airplane models are also included. This paper airplanes ebook contains: 46 page, full-color origami book Clear step-by-step instructions Tips on building and flying paper planes 10 paper airplane models Colorful and realistic designs Fun to build and amazing to fly, these beautiful models are guaranteed to turn heads and draw a crowd of spectators every time you fly them. Using the rubber-band catapult and with a bit of practice, you'll be able to launch paper planes that remain aloft for 30 to 60 seconds—and more! Paper airplane models include: Hornet Tiger Eclipse Zero Corsair And many more…
Fold and launch world record-setting paper airplanes! Paper plane aficionados watched in awe when Takuo Toda launched his Zero Fighter and set the current Guinness World Record for longest paper airplane flight duration. This landmark kit marks the first time this celebrity paper airplane designer's models have been published outside of Japan—and his fans have been waiting! Toda is a legend with his own museum, where he exhibits his more than 700 original airplane and spaceship designs—including many award-winners. In this paper airplane kit, Toda shares his 12 best designs, including his Zero Fighter and three signature space shuttles. The 12 models in this kit include: The Stag Beetle The Shooter The Icarus The Jupiter Space Shuttle And the world-record holding Zero Fighter! These high-performance papers have folding lines already printed on them, so they are easy for anyone to create. No glue or other materials are needed—everything is right in the box! This origami kit includes: A 64 page full-color book with step-by-step instructions Tips on aerodynamics and flying 12 original designs 48 printable sheets of airplane folding paper
Prepare for takeoff! With this new collection of high-performance paper airplane models from master designer Andrew Dewar, paper planes are easier to make and fly than ever before. The instructions provide tips on aerodynamics and assembly of each model for the best possible performance. Airplane buffs of every age will enjoy putting these models together and watching them take flight! These are just a few of the amazing aircraft you can build: The Tritium—a Battlestar Galactica-inspired space plane with an incredibly quick launch velocity! The Flying Squid which resembles its tentacled namesake—and doesn't even look like it can fly, although it truly soars! The Invisible X—whose sleek profile looks like a cross between the B-2 stealth bomber and the F-22 Raptor fighter. And many more! Everything prospective aviators need is included in this ebook: 12 printable paper plane templates Full color, step-by-step instructions With just a little bit of time, some scissors and paper, you'll have your own fleet of flying machines. Race them against each other in heated contests or leave them grounded as display models on your desk. No matter what you choose to do with the finished planes, you are sure to have fun assembling and testing them!
Kids will love to fold and fly these sturdy, aerodynamic paper airplanes! In this clever 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 aviation, technology, or origami. These planes are brightly colored and designed to fly beautifully every time. The book opens with a fascinating introduction to the engineering principles of flight, so kids can learn about the forces that enable a plane to fly and affect the performance of their airplane designs. They'll have fun putting the paper 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!
**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
Pop, fold and fly sturdy paper airplanes with this easy origami ebook. Origami author Andrew Dewar rediscovered his childhood love of paper airplanes in Japan working with Yasuaki Ninomiya (creator of the famous White Wings planes). His designs are incredibly easy to assemble and his book not only explains how to make the origami planes, but how to tune them for better performance. He also gives tips on designing your own paper airplane models. All the paper folds are easy enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn Origami. The helpful instruction book provides clear, step-by-step folding instructions for each plane. If one gets stuck in a tree or on the roof, just fold up another one and you're back in business. Get your kids running around outdoors flying paper airplanes in one minute flat! This paper airplanes ebook contains: 32 page, full-color origami booklet Step-by-step instructions Paper folding basics and tips These awesome high-performance planes are frustration-free—no glue needed, just a stapler and some imagination. Origami airplanes include: Thunderbird Streaking Comet Wasp Stingray And many more…
Visionary Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci designed and sketched many inventions that were centuries ahead of their time. He was obsessed with flight theory and aerodynamics, so many of his drawings were of innovative flying machines—most of which were never built during his lifetime. They existed only as ideas in da Vinci's fertile imagination and as sketches in his famous notebooks—until now! This remarkable new collection of models by renowned paper artist Andrew Dewar presents replicas of 13 of Leonardo's most famous aviation inventions—most of which actually fly! Each realistic model provides insights into the incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci. The entire world celebrates Leonardo's remarkable life as we mark the 500th anniversary of his passing, in 2019—this book is dedicated to da Vinci and his amazing foresight in envisioning a world where flying machines are commonplace. This ebook includes: Full-color, step-by-step instructions for assembling the flying machine models Printable paper pieces for 13 different machines based on Leonardo's most original designs 11 of the models really fly! They include: The Ornithopter—a simple corkscrew that gracefully twirls to Earth The Kite Glider—an early version of a hang glider with a human pilot Leonardo's Flying Boat—look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a…boat? It's Leonardo da Vinci's crazy, mixed-up hybrid plane-boat! The Flying Fish and The Flitting Bird—two flying machines inspired by the natural world; both glide gracefully, just like their animal counterparts! Plus, 2 bonus display replicas: The First Helicopter—a detailed model that looks just like da Vinci's original sketch The Wing-testing Rig—the wing on this display model actually moves with the help of a lever!
Become a true aviator by making your very own paper airplanes based on world record-holding designs! Paper airplane expert Andrew Dewar presents this new collection of 16 original high-performance paper airplane. These model planes are incredibly easy to fold, and designed to push the envelope in terms of time aloft and distance thrown—based on principles exploited by record-breaking paper airplane experts such as Ken Blackburn, Michael Collins and Takuo Toda. The book opens with the history of paper airplane record-setters, followed by a fascinating introduction to flight and aerodynamics for kids. By learning about the engineering properties that affect the duration and distance of their flights, they'll have fun coaxing better and better performances out of these optimized designs. The sky is the limit once they understand how planes actually work! Some of the high-tech projects include: A colorful Condor A futuristic Strato Taxi A speedy Delta Dart And many more! Each paper plane has simple folding instructions and corresponding custom folding papers with folding lines printed right on the sheets. Each plane can be folded up in just a few moments, so kids can start shattering records of their own right away! This paper airplanes kit includes: A full-color, 64-page book Easy, step-by-step instructions 16 unique designs 48 printable full-color airplane folding sheets