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One Minute Paper Airplanes (Kit)

12 Pop-Out Planes Easily Assembled in Under a Minute

By (author) Andrew Dewar
Format: Mixed media product
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Boston, United States
Published: 1st Sep 2014
Dimensions: w 203mm h 254mm d 33mm
Weight: 340g
ISBN-10: 0804844550
ISBN-13: 9780804844550
Barcode No: 9780804844550
Get ready to pop, fold and fly sturdy paper airplanes! 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 paper planes, but how to tune them for better performance. For the daring paper airplane maker, he also gives tips on designing your own airplane models. The helpful instruction book inside the kit provides clear, step-by-step instructions for each plane. All the planes are printed in full color on high-quality cardstock and precut, so you just push out the pieces, fold them and staple them. The rubber band catapult launcher that is included makes the planes soar and swoop to great heights--which draws a crowd and keeps both kids and adults entertained for hours. This paper airplanes kit contains: 12 reliable and fast pop-out paper planes Rubberband catapult launcher 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: The lifelike Wasp The Streaking Comet The stealthy Stingray The rocket-like X-15 And much more...

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"We were amazed at how high and far the airplanes soared. I squealed with delight as the planes shot up and zoomed through the air, changed direction, glided or swooped and then plunged to the ground. Exciting and thrilling! Hours of learning, outdoor activity and fun." --Handmade By Deb blog "Tuttle's One Minute Paper Airplanes Kit: 12 Pop-Out Planes, Easily Assembled in Under a Minute by Andrew Dewar contains a stack of colorfully printed pop-outs to make a dozen cardstock planes, a rubber band catapult launcher, and step-by-step instruction booklet. [...] As an author with more than thirty books to his name and two other airplane kits, you're in the hands of an expert. No complicated folds or glue are required - only a stapler." --All Things Paper blog "The book comes in a glossy box that includes the stack of pre-punched planes and a catapult launcher. Written by a man who has a true passion for paper airplanes, the book has great tips on construction, troubleshooting and flying, plus a lot of smart people stuff about camber and dihedral and lift. There's a built-in science lesson in there for the kiddos. [...] The included catapult launcher is really fun. (Do not launch inside the house!) The planes can go quite a ways. I tried several times to get action shots, but the launches were always too fast to catch with my camera." --mmmCrafts blog "Jaden recently started asking me to make him paper airplanes, but then I discovered that I'm terrible at it! my planes never seem to fly straight and seemingly fall apart mid-air. but these One Minute Paper Airplanes have come to my rescue. making these doodads take a little folding and stapling and voila, cool looking airplanes that actually fly. Perfect summer activity for the backyard." --Happily Everly After blog "I can think of a handful of adult males: fathers, uncles, and teachers who would love this kit to work on with their young ones, or even just for themselves. I, as an adult female, don't usually get that excited about paper airplanes, but I was certainly delighted to see the cool, unique designs of the paper airplanes when I first opened this kit. [...] an excellent kit to build together by a parent-child team. Building and flying them together could lead to a great bonding experience." --Yuki's Origami Blog "Each of the 12 unique paper airplane models that come with this kit boasts detailed designs, vivid colors, and varying styles that will inspire awe in any child that picks up this kit. In fact, it may be hard for them to choose which airplane to fly first!" blog "[...] All the planes are designed to be launched using a rubber band launcher. You give the plane a light test throw which won't send it more than 10 feet to see if you need to adjust anything- tips in the book tell you how to adjust for drag and various other issues. After you have it ready, take it somewhere you have room and let it fly with the launcher!" --Don't Eat The Paste blog