P-51 Mustang Fighter

Folding Instructions

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Click Here to download the template sheet of P-51 Mustang Paper Airplane

 

   
  Step 1.
Use a sheet of 81/2-by-11 inch paper. Fold the paper in half lengthwise and then unfold the paper. Fold the top down along the line 3/4 inch below the top edge.
  Step 2
Fold top corners inward to the center crease line.
 
 
 
 
  Step 3.
Fold both sides to the center line and crease, then turn over the model.
  Step 4.
Fold both side upper corners to the center line. Use a ruler to draw line between two corners made by the above foldings. Mountain-fold along this line.
 
 
 
 
 

Step 5
Pull out the second layer papers. See the picture in step 6

 

  Step 6.
This is result of the step 5. Turn over the model for next step.
 
     
 

Step 7.

Use a ruler to draw a line above 1/4 inch from two side corners as shown in diagram. Fold down the top layer along this line. Turn over the model.

 

Step 8.

Fold two wing tips (small triangle part) to make smooth wingtips and fold the model in half along center line.

 
     
 

Step 9.

Cut the elevators at the trailing edges. Fold the wing tips (a mountain-fold) and fold down wings. This is an origami model. If you would like the origami-plus-cut version, jump to the step 11.

 

Step 10.

Adjust the creases of the plane to match the profile. Bend the elevator up for better lift. The plane is ready to fly.

 

 

 
 
 

Step11

Use a pencil and ruler to draw a cutting lines, as shown in white. Cut the white line on both layers together. Bring the wing down and fold up the tail fin.

 

Step12

Adjust the creases of the plane to match the profile. Bend the elevator up for better lift. The plane is ready to fly.

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