The World Record Paper Airplane Book [With Full-Color Pull-Out Landing Strip, Flight Log] by Ken BlackburnText by Ken Blackburn; Plane Designs by Ken Blackburn and Jeff Lammers. With the proper amount of lift, the thrust of a good throw, very little drag, and stability, stability, stability (check those elevators and fins ), you just might do it: fly a paper airplane into the record books. Ken Blackburn did. Now this aerospace engineer and paper airplane world record-holder since 1983 teams up with Jeff Lammers, a mechanical engineer, to create an everything-you-need resource for beginning and experienced flyers alike. Mixing science, innovation, and their catching enthusiasm, the world record paper airplane book features: sixteen models, with five full-color versions of each, a full-color pull-out landing strip for accuracy practice, and a flight log. Selection of the Aviators Guild Book Club, Doubleday Book Club, Astronomy Book Club, and Library of Science Book Club. 773,000 copies in print.
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The World Record Paper Airplane Book
Earning a world record allows paper-plane designers to own football teams and marry Russian oil heiresses. And according to aerospace engineer and record holder Ken Blackburn, you need master only three things in your quest for paper-plane glory: good folds, a good throw and good design. This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Contact wiredlabs wired. They also make the plane perfectly symmetrical.
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Simply link your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number to your Booktopia account and earn points on eligible orders. Either by signing into your account or linking your membership details before your order is placed. Your points will be added to your account once your order is shipped. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! It's the classic, world's bestselling paper airplane book, grounded in the aerodynamics of paper and abounding with fun. Each is swathed in all-new, attention-grabbing graphics and is ready to tear out, fold, and fly.