Amazing Paper Airplanes: The Craft and Science of Flight by Kyong Hwa LeeAmazing Paper Airplanes: The Craft and Science of Flight by Kyong Hwa Lee

Amazing Paper Airplanes: The Craft and Science of Flight

byKyong Hwa Lee

Paperback | May 15, 2016

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In this book Kyong Hwa Lee combines the art of origami and the science of flight to create unique paper airplane designs for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. Featuring thirty-two designs, Amazing Paper Airplanes showcases models resembling real-world aircraft, including the F-22 fighter jet, a P-51 World War II plane, the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger--the first supersonic delta-wing interceptor airplane of the US Air Force--and more. For these models, Lee provides information along with an image of the real plane to encourage interest in aerospace technology. Every design has been flight-tested and presents complete step-by-step folding instructions. In addition to showing basic and advanced folding techniques and providing templates for each plane, the author explains the theory behind flight and offers tips to fine-tune paper airplanes for optimal flying.

Kyong Hwa Lee holds a doctorate in electrical engineering and has worked for more than twenty-five years in the aerospace industry. Lee has designed over one hundred unique paper airplanes over the last thirty years. His coauthored Paper Airplane Fold-a-Day calendar has been popular worldwide since its first publication in 2006. Every ...
Title:Amazing Paper Airplanes: The Craft and Science of FlightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 10 × 7.9 × 0.7 inPublished:May 15, 2016Publisher:University of New Mexico PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826356648

ISBN - 13:9780826356642