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Fast, nimble and tiny, the Turbo SkyGnat is a modified variant of the popular SkyGnat paper airplane, featuring an enlarged vertical stabilizer and repositioned horizontal stabilizers.

Development of the Turbo SkyGnat was initiated to give the well liked SkyGnat a simpler successor that possessed performance as good as the original. To this end, most of the original's design was retained. For commonality and superior stability, the vertical stabilizer was enlarged to match the design of the StarSerpent and its predecessors. Flight testing proved the aircraft to be a good performer and it was soon approved for publication.

TAA USAF Designation: D407-1

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials

1 Piece of 8 by 10.5 inch graph paper (4 boxes per inch)






milonelson3 years ago


ThirtyKei3 years ago

Thanks to your technique, i was able to make some WW2 planes which are fly-able! Here are some of them.

OrigamiAirEnforcer (author)  ThirtyKei3 years ago

These look like some of the sort I spotted on the War Thunder forums. :)


because i posted there too :D

it's nice to know you're playing WT too

JoshG47 made it!3 years ago
I made this with my son, it was a lot of fun! thanks for the post.
OrigamiAirEnforcer (author)  JoshG473 years ago

Glad to hear it was enjoyed! :)


nfrankcom3 years ago

Looking forward to trying these. Thank you for the plans and instructions?

Kind regards


SEKTHEBOSS3 years ago


PlaidPete3 years ago
Is there a conversion for normal size graph paper?
OrigamiAirEnforcer (author)  PlaidPete3 years ago

The unit measurement for boxes is 1 box = 0.25 inches. If you substitute this for the boxes, you can make the aircraft without them but the paper must be the same weight or performance changes. Generally notebook paper is light enough to be substituted.