Most Popular Paper Planes

Over the years some paper airplanes have become more popular than others. Why? Who Knows. Maybe because they look cool. Maybe because they fly well. In any case these are the most popular Planes on the site. Grab a sheet of paper and let's get started. The Airplanes are listed in no particular order.


wildebeest paper plane folding instructions

The Wildebeest Paper Airplane

The wildebeest paper plane with a modern fighter jet look craft with it's twin vertical stabilizers and sleek lines. There are several tight folds that you need to get right so this is a difficult but rewarding paper airplane to make.


sea_gull paper plane folding instructions

The Sea Gull Paper Airplane

The sea gull is a popular glider type paper airplane. It is nearly all wing with no real fuselage so it can be difficult to throw. In exchange though, it flies really well. Give this paper plane a try.


pelican paper plane folding instructions

The Pelican Paper Airplane

The pelican is a canard (small wing up front) paper airplane with lots of wing area for for long easy flights in no or low wind situations. Give it a try. You will be glad you did.


ketch paper plane folding instructions

The Ketch Paper Airplane

The ketch paper plane is just plain cool. Nuff said. Take care with your folds and just make this plane.


kingfisher paper plane folding instructions

The Kingfisher Paper Airplane

The kingfisher is a popular and gentle flying paper airplane. It is also a glider so you can expect it to fly well.


Albatross paper plane folding instructions

The Albatross Paper Glider

Another paper glider? A trend maybe. With its heavy nose and extra vertical stabilizers, this all purpose glider can float or be made to do acrobatics. It is designed to be an indoor craft and best made with medium to heavy weight paper. Click here for the complete step by step instruction on how to fold the Albatross paper airplane.