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Fast, long range and aerodynamic, the Super StratoScout is a "drone cruiser" paper airplane with large, slightly swept wings to give it good speed and glide characteristics.

To increase range without compromising too much speed of the StratoScout, I decided to fit a new wing to that aircraft's fuselage. To make the wing fit the specifications as well as the unchanged StratoScout fuselage, the new wing featured reduced sweepback which would enable superior glide performance whilst retaining good high speed performance. When the prototypes were fitted with the wing, it proved to be a good mix. The aircraft proved itself in testing and was cleared for publication.

TAA USAF Designation: D424-1

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials

1 Piece of 8 by 10.5 inch graph paper






TheodoreS32 years ago
Made it. It's really small and doesn'tfly very well, though.
No I agree with you. I made it and flew it in "non windy conditions" and it barely flew 2 feet. You might think I'm exaggerating but we had to measure the distance for science class and it only flew that much.
OrigamiAirEnforcer (author)  TheodoreS32 years ago

When made and configured as the tutorial shows, the airplane should fly at least ~25 feet. Mind you, it should not be flown in windy conditions.