Amazing Paper Airplanes

Amazing Paper Airplanes

The Craft and Science of Flight

Book - 2016
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In this book Kyong Hwa Lee combines the art of origami and the science of flight to create unique paper airplane designs for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. Featuring thirty-two designs, Amazing Paper Airplanes showcases models resembling real-world aircraft, including the F-22 fighter jet, a P-51 World War II plane, the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger'the first supersonic delta-wing interceptor airplane of the US Air Force'and more. For these models, Lee provides information along with an image of the real plane to encourage interest in aerospace technology. Every design has been flight-tested and presents complete step-by-step folding instructions. In addition to showing basic and advanced folding techniques and providing templates for each plane, the author explains the theory behind flight and offers tips to fine-tune paper airplanes for optimal flying.

Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780826356642
0826356648
Characteristics: x, 170 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Paper airplanes
Call Number: 745.592 LEE

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