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  • Published: 3 June 2013
  • ISBN: 9781607743880
  • Imprint: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $32.99

The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book

Featuring the World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly



A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes.

Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD?

Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of flight from John M. Collins, the man behind the Guinness World Record–breaking distance plane. Featuring twenty-two unique airplane designs with step-by-step instructional photos, plus tear-out models printed on regulation-weight paper stock, this entertaining and informative guide promises hours of flying fun. 

Take your paper airplane–making to the next level with features such as: 

· Instructions for folding “Suzanne,” the plane that shattered the previous world record by flying an unprecedented 226 feet, 10 inches, and garnered more than three million views on YouTube
· Four “Follow Foil” aircraft that can stay aloft for minutes at a time 
· A pioneering cambered-wing plane
· A primer on flight theory, and how it applies to paper airplanes
· Tips for improving the accuracy and distance of your throws
· The adjusting technique that helped break the record
· And more!

  • Published: 3 June 2013
  • ISBN: 9781607743880
  • Imprint: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

John M. Collins

JOHN M. COLLINS has been flying paper airplanes over and around California’s Marin County and San Francisco for more than 20 years. John is currently the news production supervisor for KRON TV in San Francisco, having directed their newscasts for 18 years. In addition to inventing world-class paper airplanes, John also enjoys origami, boomerangs, windsurfing, stunt kites, and screenwriting.

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