👀 Paper plane game
#282 | Can you fold paper?
Remember your school days when you'd fly paper airplanes with your friends and see which one went further? Mine never really did. I only knew how to fold a basic plane with a sheet of notebook paper, and try as I might, I could never remember how exactly to fold all the more complicated, snub-nosed jets that my friends were making.
I wish I had Fold 'N Fly back then. This simple website is a database of paper airplanes, complete with folding instructions (both video and image-based), printable folding plans, and tips to make your flights last longer.
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The site has 49 planes available, so that should keep an enthusiast busy for a little while. They can be filtered by difficulty, and also by function - so you can find yourself an easy plane that stays up for longer, a difficult-to-fold one that can do loop-the-loops, really whatever your heart desires. The page for each plane also gives you a little description about how it flies, and exactly why.
My favourite part of this website is the tips section - of course, it makes sense that the type and size of the paper makes a huge difference, but did you know that a simple fold to the back of your plane's wings can make it either climb, dive, or steer?
I did not. And now I'm off to find a bunch of my used notebooks to cut up so that I can have myself a little paper plane competition to see which plane I like best - after, of course, my old trusty paper dart.
After all, I have a lot of lost flight time to make up for.