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Paper airplanes never looked so good! A professional pilot and origami expert shows how to fold realistic replicas of nineteen different planesa€”ten of them airworthy, and nine for display. A private pilot and an ultra-light test pilot, author Elmer A. Norvell is a professional engineer who has served in the U.S. military for more than twenty-four years. His extensive experience informs the design of these realistic models, which range from sleek modern jets to Stukas, Spitfires, and Zeros. Other designs include the Concorde, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-117 Nighthawk, and XB-70 Valkyrie. Airplane buffs, model makers, and origami enthusiasts alike will appreciate the easy-to-follow diagrams, clear instructions, and photographs of the finished planes in their full glory.Realistic Origami Aircraft Elmer A. Norvell. F-16XL. Experimental. The F-16XL Experimental is a one of kind F-l6 fitted with a delta wing. This aircraft was flown by a female test pilot, Marta R. Bohn-Meyer. Though never put into production, theanbsp;...

Author:Elmer A. Norvell
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2011-09-12


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