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Tornado is designed and built as a collaborative project in the UK, Germany and Italy. The Tornado programme was initiated in 1968 and known as Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA). A new tri-national company, Panavia, was set up in Germany to build the aircraft. The first prototype flew on 14 August 1974. Tornado has VG (variable geometry) wing to consist supersonic performance, long flight range and short runway performance for emargency landing and takeoff on highway. This paper airplane model is ADV (Air Defence Variant) of RAF (Royal Air Force of UK).
Download TORNADO Drawing (pdf version)
How to manufacture Tornado
Download the drawing and print it on thick paper. (Refer to Material
and Instrument.) Set up your printer for thick paper.
Cut the paper according to the thick line. Start with body of plane. Fold up as dash and dot line " _ . _ . _" , and fold down as dash line " - - - - " . At first make cockpit 1. After folding the body, open and cover back side of plane in paste or glue, paste cockpit inside the body and re-fold. Cut out the catapulting hook. Paste nose cover at nose of body. Fold front of main wings. Dihedral angle of main wings is 5 degree. Paste main wings on the body. Paste 5 and 6 to assemble the vertical tail fin and paste it on the rear of body and main wings parts 4.
Bend down main wings slightly as a bow shape to make camber. Form washout (decrease angle of incidence at wing tip) at the tip of main wings to avoid tip stall and increase stability. Dihedral angle of main wings is 5 degree. Bend up rear end at outside of horizontal tail fin a little. Spray paint thinly if fly outdoor.