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Nov 01, 2004
| ISBN 9781580085779
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Nov 01, 2004 | ISBN 9781580085779
Let’s Do Launch!These aren’t your ordinary paper airplanes. These airplanes loop, circle back, flap their wings and spin, tumble, soar, and, of course, glide. In his best-selling book, THE GLIDING FLIGHT, award-winning paper airplane designer John Michael Collins introduced us to the craft of paper airplane folding. In FANTASTIC FLIGHT, the much-anticipated sequel, Collins reveals the next generation of fold-and-fly fun. He explains how to craft 24 new and amazing flying machines—like the Looper, the Bat plane, the Super Canard, and the Manta Ray—using just single sheets of paper. Featuring a wide range of paper airplanes, from simple designs suitable for young children to more complex planes that, believe it or not, will stay aloft indefinitely, FANTASTIC FLIGHT presents clear, step-by-step folding instructions for an activity the whole family can enjoy. As an extra bonus for teachers, Collins includes a special section on planning educational paper airplane contests complete with lesson ideas. FANTASTIC FLIGHT reveals how to combine aerodynamics, origami, and a single sheet of paper to create phenomenal flying fun.THE GLIDING FLIGHT has sold more than 40,000 copies.
JOHN M. COLLINS, also known as “The Paper Airplane Guy,” is the author of The Gliding Flight and Fantastic Flight and has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make better paper airplanes. Collins is a television producer and… More about John M. Collins
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