by Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander
Hardcover (8.5x10 inches, 96 pages) with DVD
Tuttle Publishing, October 2011
Enthralled with origami from a young age, master designer Michael LaFosse has used those skills to design and perfect paper airplanes for decades. In Planes for Brains, LaFosse presents 28 original models that incorporate innovative functional and aesthetic details—like faceted flaps, ailerons, canards and spoilers that really work. The sense of proportion and balance, and an ingenious nose and fuselage locking system, define these signature models, which are sure to become instant classics.
In addition to teaching the skills to create the planes, this book provides expert advice on:
The book and accompanying DVD contain instructions for folding: