Secret Paper Aeroplanes The Monkey
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The monkey is a good, solid paper aeroplane. It can fly far and fast and works pretty well with minimal need for calibration.




1. Start with one A4 or US letter size piece of paper.

Step 1



2. Fold the piece of paper in half longways along the red line so you get the diagram on the right.


Step 2
Step 2a



3. Fold one corner down to the centre line.

Step 3 Step 3a


4. Repeat the same fold on the other side, so you get something that looks like this:

Step 4


5. Unfold along the centre line, so you have something that looks like this:

Step 5


6. Fold along the red line so you get something that looks like the diagram on the right.

Step 6 Step 6a


7. Refold back along the centre line, so you have something that looks like this. It is important at this stage that you fold the right way. The triangular fold should be on the outside, not the inside.

Step 7



8. Fold one corner down along the red line. If you've got a ruler to hand and you're using A4 paper, use the dimensions in the diagram, if not just try to get it as close as possible .

Step 8 Step 8a



9. Repeat the same fold on the other side, so you get something that looks like this:

Step 9



10. Unfold along the centre line again, so you get something that looks like this:

Step 10



11. Fold the small triangular flap along the red line, so you get the diagram on the right.

Step 11 Step 11a



12. Refold back along the centre line, so you get something that looks like this:

Step 12


13. Fold back and forth along the blue line in the diagram a few times to weaken the paper and create crease.

Step 13


14. The next fold is rather tricky. You must push the little triangle you have created inwards as shown in the following pictures A to D.

Step 14a Step 14b
Step 14c Step 14d


15. The paper should now look like this:

Step 15


 16. Now fold back one of the flaps of paper you have created at the front to get the diagram on the right.

Step 16 Step 16a


17. Repeat this fold on the other side, so you get something that looks like this:

Step 17


18. Fold one side of the paper along the red line to create one of the wings. You should get something that looks like the diagram on the right.

Step 18 Step 18a


19. Repeat the fold on the other side to create the other wing, so you get something that looks like this:

Step 19



20. Fold the wings up, and you're done! However, note that paper aeroplanes do not always fly perfectly on the first time. Click here for details on how to calibrate your paper aeroplane.

Finished Monkey!



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