Basic Dart

Folding Instructions

Step 1

Step 2
Step 1.
Use a sheet of 81/2-by-11 inch paper. Fold the paper in half lengthwise and run thumbnail along the fold to crease it sharply. Now, unfold the paper.

Step 2
Fold down the top corners as indicated by the arrows.


Step 3

Step 4

Step 3
Fold the two edges toward the center line, as indicated.

Step 4.
Make a valley fold in half.
Turn the plane 90 degrees as shown in figure of Step 5.

Step 5

Step 6

Step 5
Create a wing crease that begins at the nose as shown. 
Step 6.
Form 3-dimensional shape as shown in figure. The Basic Dart is complete.
Bend up the tailing edge of the wings for lift if it has a tendency to nose-dive.