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As a community that loves the power of human connection and how travel brings us together, let’s use paper airplanes to build connections while we’re apart. Let’s #PassThePlane to each other, all around the globe. Over 10 million reached

#PassThePlane Challenge

#PassThePlane Challenge

As a community that loves the power of human connection and how travel brings us together, let’s use paper airplanes to build connections while we’re apart. Let’s #PassThePlane to each other, all around the globe. Over 10 million reached.
#PassThePlane today
Connect with your community and #PassThePlane
We may all be working and studying from home, but we can still connect. Fly your paper airplane from colleague to colleague, friend to friend, generation to generation, connecting with those you’re looking forward to  in-person. Tag your family, friends, and colleagues, inviting them to join you in the #PassThePlane challenge.
Inspire others with hope through your creativity
Show your creativity in the design of your paper airplane. Inspire others using color, design, and messages of positivity on your paper airplane, and then let it fly and #PassThePlane
Engage your family in a fun learn-at-home exercise
Home with kids? Teach your children how to make paper airplanes and let their creativity take flight. Learn how airplanes work with lift, drag and thrust, then build paper airplanes together and set them a flight to engage others.
More can be found on these Wikipedia pages on flight and aircraft to guide your learning journey and #PassThePlane.
Here’s your step-by-step guide to make a paper airplane
 
  1. Fold the paper in half vertically.
  2. Unfold the paper and fold each of the top corners into the center line.
  3. Fold the top edges into the center line.
  4. Fold the plane in half.
  5. Fold the wings down, matching the top edges up with the bottom edge of the body.
  6. Add double stick tape to the inside of the body if desired.
  7. Fly your paper airplane and #PassThePlane

 
For those looking for “advanced aerodynamics” -- Here’s a YouTube video from KidSpot on how to make the “Nakamura Lock” - one of the best paper airplanes for distance and stability.
Step by Step instructions here 
Connect with your community and #PassThePlane
Inspire others with hope through your creativity
Show your creativity in the design of your paper airplane. Inspire others using color, design, and messages of positivity on your paper airplane, and then let it fly and #PassThePlane
Engage your family in a fun learn-at-home exercise
Home with kids? Teach your children how to make paper airplanes and let their creativity take flight. Learn how airplanes work with lift, drag and thrust, then build paper airplanes together and set them a flight to engage others.
More can be found on these Wikipedia pages on flight and aircraft to guide your learning journey and #PassThePlane.
Here’s your step-by-step guide to make a paper airplane
For those looking for “advanced aerodynamics” -- Here’s a YouTube video from KidSpot on how to make the “Nakamura Lock” - one of the best paper airplanes for distance and stability.

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