The Swashbuckler loves big loops and turns. If you want a fun plane that’s easy to fly, this is it!
Step 1: Start with a regular piece of rectangle paper that’s 8.5 x 11.0 inches (215.9 x 279.4 mm).
Step 2: Fold the top left corner to the right edge. Make sure the top right corner is as pointy as can be.
Step 3: Unfold.
Step 4: Now fold the top right corner to the left edge.
Step 5: Unfold. There should now be a big X.
Step 6: Turn the paper over horizontally.
Step 7: Find the middle of the big X. Fold down the top half of the big X at the middle of the big X.
Step 8: Unfold.
Step 9: Fold the left half of the paper to the right.
Step 10: Unfold.
Step 11: Turn the paper over horizontally.
Step 12: With your finger, poke the center of the big X and the center will pop in.
Step 13: Bring the left and right edges in towards the center to create a triangle.
Step 14: Fold the left and right triangle corners to the top point.
Step 15: Fold the enter top of the triangle down to where the top point meets the bottom of the triangle.
Step 16: Turn the paper over.
Step 17: Fold the left half to the right.
Step 18: Fold the wings while making sure the two corners (indicated by the two black arrows) come together.
Step 19: At the edge of the wing, fold in the fin (about the width of your pinky).
Step 20: Turn the paper over.
Step 21: Fold the second wing to line up with the first wing.
Step 22: Fold the fin for this wing as well.
Step 23: Unfold the wings and fins.
Step 24: Fold the second wing to line up with the first wing.
Step 25: Fold the fin for this wing as well.