The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book: Featuring the World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly (Paperback)

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A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes.

Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD?

Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of flight from John M. Collins, the man behind the Guinness World Record–breaking distance plane. Featuring twenty-two unique airplane designs with step-by-step instructional photos, plus tear-out models printed on regulation-weight paper stock, this entertaining and informative guide promises hours of flying fun. 

Take your paper airplane–making to the next level with features such as: 

· Instructions for folding “Suzanne,” the plane that shattered 
the previous world record by flying an unprecedented 226 feet, 
10 inches, and garnered more than three million views on YouTube

· Four “Follow Foil” aircraft that can stay aloft for minutes 
at a time 

· A pioneering cambered-wing plane

· A primer on flight theory, and how it applies to paper airplanes

· Tips for improving the accuracy and distance of your throws

· The adjusting technique that helped break the record

· And more!

About the Author


John M. Collins is a retired U.S. Army colonel and a distinguished visiting research fellow at the National Defense University. Collins culminated his military career as the director of military strategy studies and then as chief of the Strategic Research Group at the National War College. He was subsequently the senior specialist in national defense at the Congressional Research Service for twenty-four years. Collins has written twelve books and numerous monographs, including "Strategy: Principles, Practices, and Historical Perspectives". He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781607743880
ISBN-10: 1607743884
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: March 26th, 2013
Pages: 160
Language: English