Make A Catapult-Powered Paper Plane in 10 Minutes!

Turbo-charge your paper planes with this neat hack from Billy Whizz!

For this epic make, you'll need an elastic band, some paper, a hole punch and a pencil. Some colouring pens would be handy too!

Catapult-Powered Paper Plane
Image by Debot at Dutch Wikipedia

Step 1

Make a paper plane and decorate it if you want. Billy Whizz loves lightning bolts so he drew those on his plane!

Catapult-Powered Paper Plane

Step 2

Use the hole punch to make a hole in the body of the plane. Pass one end of the elastic band  through the hole then back through the loop on the other side. 

Catapult-Powered Paper Plane

Step 3

Hook a pencil through the open end of the elastic band and pull the plane back

Catapult-Powered Paper Plane

Step 4

When you let the plane go, it will launch itself at the sky - at Whizz-speed (well, almost)!

Catapult-Powered Paper Plane
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