Build Your Own (Paper) Private Jet

March 28, 2012  |  Aviation

On February 26, 2012, John Collins shattered a Guinness World Record when former UC Berkeley and NFL quarterback Joe Ayoob threw a Collins-designed paper airplane 226 feet and 10 inches–further than any other paper airplane had ever flown. XOJET was there to sponsor and capture the event.

Now, John shows you how to build your very own XOJET extreme distance flyer in this short video. He’s even included the designs so that you have the complete XOJET jet aircraft markings.

Just print these two PDF files on the front and back of…

Paper airplane shatters Guinness World Record! (And XOJET is there.)

February 28, 2012  |  Aviation

Sunday morning, at an hour at which we’re normally just gaining consciousness, we instead found ourselves in a hangar at the McClellan Jet Center in Sacramento (just a stone’s throw from the XOJET Operations Center) watching two grown men throw paper airplanes. Despite what it sounds like, this was serious stuff: they were trying to break the Guinness World Record for farthest distance traveled by—yes, a paper airplane.

One of the men was world-famous paper airplane designer John Collins, the author of two books on paper airplane design, The Gliding Flight…