How to Make the World Record Breaking Paper Airplane
All you need is paper. Points if you’ve got some snazzy red paper, but that’s not required. Legendary paper airplane creator John Collins broke the – via Great Big Story:
If you want to make the best paper planes, you need to learn from a master. So we asked John Collins, who set the Guinness World Record for farthest flight by a paper aircraft in 2012, to teach us a thing or two about the squash fold and perfect winglets. In this tutorial, he shows us how to fold three planes:
The Suzanne—the plane he set the world distance record with, named after his wife.
The Tube—a tube-shaped plane you throw like a football.
And, finally, the Boomerang—a stunt plane capable of circling left and right and performing loops.
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