Folding Instructions

 Step 1
Start with an  8 1/2"x11" paper.  Fold paper in half crosswise and unfold. Then fold the top corners inward to the center crease.
Step 2
Fold the top point down to meet the inside corners.
Step 3
Fold the top corners to lie on the tip of the triangle section.

Step 4
Fold the tip to the bottom edge.
Step 5
Fold the triangle part up along line as shown in figure.  The folding line is about 1 1/2 inch below the top edge.
Step 6
(1) Fold the left corner as shown.
(2) Crease along the vertical  edge of the triangle flap. (3) Unfold triangle flap.

Step 7
Insert your index finger under top layer of the corner and push to make a valley fold along  the vertical crease as shown in A.  Refer diagram B and C.  The flap is made for floating boat.
Step 8
Repeat steps 6,7 for the right side wing.
Then fold the paper in half.(Mountain fold)
Step 9
Crease two lines as shown in A and B. Push the tail corner inward to make a tail fin as shown in C. It is an inside-reverse fold.

Completed  "Seaplane"
Step 10
Fold the wing down.
Step 11
Fold up the wing tips. Adjust the wings and floats mounted on the wings to match the profile. 

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