Easy-to-build tissue and balsa model planes

Airplanes Fun & Games

Rubber-power.com has some really nice, quick and easy-to-build rubber-band-powered model planes designed by MAKE subscriber Darcy Whyte. There are free, downloadable instructions on the site and info and video on building, flying, and repairing these simple model planes.

Model Airplane Power by Elastic Rubber Band

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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