Paper Airplanes are just Cool!

paper-plane Here’s an interesting little tidbit I can’t keep myself from sharing. Did you know a new world record was set in 2012 for the farthest flight by a paper aircraft? Yep, it belongs to “the paper airplane guy”, John M. Collins, and was set in a hangar at McClellan Air Force Base in California, flying a whopping 226 feet 10 inches. If you don’t think flying paper airplanes is exciting, better watch this video!

Luckily, the Paper Airplane Guy is willing to share some of his secrets. There’s the Boomerang, the Classic Dart, the Front Four and even the Phoenix Blaster, all with simple instructions and certain to keep you and your buds entertained for hours.  Learn to Fold a Plane

I’m starting to really like this John Collins guy. Talk about finding your niche in life, he’s on it!  In this video “The Paper Airplane Guy” walks us through folding the “Nakamura Lock” and then improving on the paper airplane 

And finally, if you’re curious what they’re doing with paper airplanes on the other side of the pond, check out this cool video, “How to make a per airplane fly forever”.

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