How to Make a Paper Airplane that Flies the Furthest

Have you ever wanted to make a paper airplane that flies the farthest? It's easy! You'll need the following: a piece of paper scissors tape or glue 1. Fold your piece of paper in half lengthwise, then unfold it again. 2. Fold your paper in half widthwise, then unfold it again. 3. Fold your paper in half lengthwise, then unfold it again. 4. Fold one end up so that the bottom corner is aligned with the center crease of the other end and crease firmly with your fingernail or a pencil point. 5. Fold one end back on itself so it lies on top of the other folded edge and crease firmly with your fingernail or a pencil point.

If you're searching for a quick and easy way to pass the time, making a paper airplane is a great idea. It's also a fun activity for kids, who can use planes as a teaching tool or just have fun with them.

Basic paper airplanes are easy to make, and they fly well. But if you want to ensure how to make a paper airplane that flies the furthest, you can do a few things to enhance its performance. 

1. Fold the paper in half, lengthwise

2. Fold one corner up to make a triangle

3. Fold the other corner up to make another triangle, but on top of the first one so that they overlap by about an inch

4. Unfold your original triangle, then fold it back in half again, so you have two smaller triangles next to each other with their points touching each other at the base

5. Fold down each corner of one triangle, so it forms a square shape, then fold each edge inward at 90-degree angles toward the center point (see image)

6. Take one side of your square and fold it over so that it meets up with its opposite side. This will create a little pocket for your plane's wings!

7. Repeat steps 4-6 on the other side so you have two pockets on each side of your plane where you can put small pieces of paper or cardboard inside to help give them some weight and stability when flying

8. Place your plane on a flat surface, and push a small piece of paper or cardboard into each pocket. This will help give your plane some weight and stability when flying. If you don't have any paper or cardboard, you can also fill the pockets with small pieces of Styrofoam or modeling clay.

9. Now that your plane is complete, try throwing it like a dart and see how far it flies!


  1. How do I make a paper airplane that flies the farthest?

The key to making a paper airplane that flies the farthest is in the design. You want to make sure that your plane has a good center of gravity and enough weight to keep it stable but not so much weight that it will drop out of the sky. The ideal paper planes are those that are made with stiff paper and have a tapered nose.

  1. What kind of paper should I use?

Your first thought might be: "What kind of paper yields the best flight?" While that's a great question, there are better ones.

The answer is quite simple: any kind of paper will work! You can make your airplane out of a receipt, a newspaper clipping, or even a sheet from the notebook you're reading this on.

  1. What does matter is what kind of paper you use to make your airplane's wings.

The best tool for this is called origami paper, which comes in many colors and patterns and has been designed specifically for making paper airplanes. It's also available in different sizes and weights, so you can discover something that suits your project best.


And there you have it! You comprehend how to make a paper airplane that flies the furthest.

If you follow these steps, you'll be ready for any paper airplane contest or competition. All you need is more practice, and you'll be flying high in no time.

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