Table of contents for The world record paper airplane book / by Ken Blackburn & Jeff Lammers.


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HISTORY OF THE WORLD RECORD PAPER AIRPLANE .........4

A WHIRLWIND TOUR OF AERODYNAMICS ...11
Why Paper Airplanes Fly.............11
Why Paper Airplanes Crash ........12

MAKING PAPER AIRPLANES ......16
Fearless Folding.............16
The Importance of Fine-Tuning...17
Designing Your Own Paper
Airplanes ........18

BEST-BET THROWING TECHNIQUES .....21
What Makes a Paper Airplane
Fly the Farthest?......23

OPTIMAL AIRFIELDS ......24
Flying at Home or in the Office.........24
Flying Outdoors ......26
Flying in Large Indoor Areas ......28

THE ART OF AEROBATICS ........29
Circles.......29
Loops......30
Dives and Tailslides .....31

COMPETITIVE FLYING .....32
Organizing a Contest........32
Taking Home the Trophy ....35

FOLDING AND FINE-TUNING INSTRUCTIONS ..........37
General Guidelines........37
The Basic Square Plane ......38
The Basic Dart ...........40
The Stunt Plane ......42
The Eagle ........44
The Chopper.........46
The Interceptor .......48
The Stratus.........50
The Vortex........52
The Shuttle........54
The Hammerhead ......56
The World Record Paper Airplane....58
The Camel.........60
The Phantom .......62
The Galactica ....64
The Valkyrie.......66
The Falcon ........68
The Stiletto..........70
The Metropolis.......72
The Flying Wing.......74
The Spitfire ........76
FLIGHT LOG .......78
THE HANGAR—THE PLANES THEMSELVES...81
TEST YOUR ACCURACY WITH THE RUNWAY, LOCATED BETWEEN THE FLIGHT LOG AND THE HANGAR.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Paper airplanes.