Aeromodel Guidelines

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Welcome to Aero-modeling using Paper Wings!
Paper Airplane models for college students!

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September 2008

Paper Wings Guidelines

This may look ridiculous and appear to be a child’s play. As you use the kit and build your first plane, you will realize that it is not all that simple. Soon you will learn to make the plane to fly and discover the joy of flying. In the process you will learn the nuances of flying intuitively. This document will provide you with the essential hints to make the planes and fly them. Follow the guidelines and experience the joy of flying. At the divisional level, you will be expected to design your own Paper Wing plane. In the finals you will
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Use a blank piece of scrap paper and make sure that no print on the paper comes into contact with the glued parts. Since glue has the power to dissolve printing ink, the ink could smear onto the assembled plane. Spread several layers of large scrap per over a desk or other flat surface for protection. Set the newly glued main wing and fuselage on the papers to dry for at least 5 to 6 hours. On for speedier drying, place “stands” of folded paper under the glued parts as shown in the figure. This permits improved air circulation to the underside of the glued parts. When building a layered fuselage, it is helpful to place books on top of the fuselage as a weight after gluing in order to maintain a solid and uniform body.

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September 2008

Paper Wings Guidelines

When assembling the main wing is mentioned we are referring to gluing the reinforcement piece (B) to the main wing (A) The center line for piece (B) extends about 3mm (1/8”) in front and in back of the cutting lines when cutting out piece (B) you will notice in the figure that the left and
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