# What paper airplane goes the farthest?

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The all-time distance record for paper airplane flight* was set in February, 2012. The paper craft was designed by John Collins (a.k.a. “The Paper Airplane Guy”), and soared a whopping 226 feet, 10 inches. Here, Collins walks us through how to fold his world-record-holding plane, which he’s named “Suzanne.”

## What kind of paper airplane flies the farthest?

From the results of testing design number 2 flew the furthest with both the plane launcher and people throwing it. Design 3 however had the biggest wing span. The weight of each paper aeroplane was the same as each aeroplane was made out of the same size and weight of paper.

## Do longer paper airplanes fly farther?

Paper Airplane Designs

There are various different designs which each cause the plane to fly differently. For instance, planes which are longer and balanced will fly longer, but those that are shorter and heavier in the front will barely fly at all.

## What is the best flying paper airplane?

How to Make the Best Paper Airplane the Harrier

• Step 1: Fold in Half. …
• Step 2: Fold the Cockpit. …
• Step 3: Fold the Cockpit Down. …
• Step 4: Fold Part of the Arrow Down Again. …
• Step 5: Fold the 1/2 Inch Upward. …
• Step 6: Now Fold the Half Up. …
• Step 7: Fold the Wings. …
• Step 8: Fold the Wings Up for You’re Plane.

## What is the best shape for an airplane wing?

The elliptical wing is aerodynamically most efficient because elliptical spanwise lift distribution induces the lowest possible drag.

## How do you make a perfect airplane?

Paper Airplane DIY

1. Fold the paper in half horizontally.
2. Unfold the paper and fold each of the top corners into the center line.
3. Fold the peak down to meet the edge of the previous fold.
4. Fold the upper sides into the center line.
5. Fold the top edge 1/2” away from you.
6. Fold the plane in half towards you.

## How do you make the slowest paper airplane?

Very Slow One Minute Paper Airplane

1. Step 1: Getting Started. You will need a bunch of things: …
2. Step 2: Fold. fold the sheet in half. …
3. Step 3: Fold. unfold. …
4. Step 4: Fold. fold to flaps at nintey degres. …
5. Step 5: Flip. flip it over. …
6. Step 6: Pull. pull back and fold. …
7. Step 7: Fold. fold down two flaps from the corner and leave an inch of space fom the tip. …
8. Step 8: Pull.