How to build the best paper airplane in the world

Note: to see a complete video of the folding instructions, go to Paper Airplane Google Video. You can start and stop the video as needed to help while folding. The link will open a separate window.

-Steps 1 to 3-
1. Start with an ordinary sheet of 8 1/2" x 11" - 21.6 x 28 cm (U.S.standard writing paper size). The exact size is not important, it should be rectangular and not square. The paper should be at least 20 Lb. bond or copy paper.

2. Fold over the left hand corner as shown.

3. Crease

-Steps 4 to 6-
4. Result

5. Fold over the right hand corner.

6. Crease

-Steps 7 to 9-
7. Result

8. Carefully close in the sides as shown.

9. Fold down the center line from front to back.

-Steps 10 to 12- Decorative paper airplanes
10. Fold the resulting left hand tip up as shown.

11. Crease along the bottom edge.

12. Repeat the same procedure on the right section.

NOW GO TO STEPS 13 to 24

Model airplane instructions steps: | 1 to 12 | 13 to 24 | 25 to 35 |


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