Make a Tumblewing

Astonishing! You are flying a piece of paper, surfing it on a wave of air created with cardboard. There are many branches of walkalong gliding, but the Big Mouth Tumblewing is the easiest way to start. You only need phone book paper or newspaper. This video starts with a introduction, then instructions for making and flying tumblewings.


Make and Fly a Tumblewing Instructions

More Tumblewing Instructional Videos

Here are some other instructional videos about making the classic, original tumblewings. This one is by John Collins (The Paper Airplane Guy and tumbling wing inventor).

Here are some by Phil Rossoni.

And here is Phil's Instructables page.

Once you master making and flying tumblewings, the next logical step is foam gliders.

I'd like to know how this project goes for you. I'm happy to answer questions about it. Feedback from you is an important way for me to know what works and what needs clarification.

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