JEFF LAMMERS, KEN BLACKBURN
Title: The World Record Paper Airplane Book
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company November 2006
0761143831 / 9780761143833
Seller ID: 86786
It's the classic, world's bestselling paper airplane book, grounded in the aerodynamics of paper and abounding with fun. "The World Record Paper Airplane Book" raises paper airplane making to a unique, unexpected art. This new edition boasts four brand-new models: "Stiletto," "Spitfire," "Galactica," and "Sting Ray." Added to its hangar of proven fliers--including "Valkyrie," "Hammerhead," "Vortex," "Condor," "Pterodactyl," and, of course, the famous "World Record Paper Airplane"--that makes twenty airworthy designs. Each is swathed in all-new, attention-grabbing graphics and is ready to tear out, fold, and fly. There are at least five models for each design and all-important instructions for how to adjust and throw each plane for best flight.
But the planes are just the beginning. The book features tons of cool information on aerodynamics, competitions, and designing your own high-performing models. Readers will learn why paper airplanes fly (and why they crash), the history of Ken Blackburn's world record, and how to organize and win contests. Also included is a flight log and pull-out runway for practicing accuracy.