John Collins Demonstrates How He Designs, Folds and Flies World Record Paper Airplanes

John Collins, aka “The Paper Airplane Guy”, met up with WIRED to demonstrate how he designs, folds, and flies world record paper airplanes.

“I bring paper airplanes into classrooms and start talking about complicated ideas involved with fluid dynamics and using paper airplanes to explain it,” says Collins, who somehow makes terms like “dihedral angle” sound accessible to kids. (read more)