The Ultimate Paper Airplane | WIRED

  • Published on Jan 10, 2018
  • Over the last decade, designer Luca Iaconi-Stewart has been building an incredibly detailed model of a Boeing 777, right down to the tiny seats and moving landing gear, using only paper folders and glue.

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Comments • 11 577

  • Ravi Sharma
    Ravi Sharma 58 minutes ago +1

    Has he insured it?

  • capita_l
    capita_l Hour ago

    throwing it to two teachers

    MIKU HAILE 2 hours ago

    too bad that plane has been grounded now

  • Ramen Noodles
    Ramen Noodles 2 hours ago

    Sir, please stop buying the folders.

  • Mateo Quiles
    Mateo Quiles 2 hours ago

    How do you make a living by making paper airplanes where's this dude's daytime job

  • Fl ash
    Fl ash 4 hours ago

    In all seriousness, this is a beautiful piece of art!

  • Conor King
    Conor King 5 hours ago

    Can’t wait to see it fly

  • Stan vaksman
    Stan vaksman 5 hours ago

    someone should buy him an xbox

  • Mickael
    Mickael 5 hours ago +1

    am i the only disturbed one that had a thought for a moment to smash that airplane ?

  • Mickael
    Mickael 5 hours ago +1

    Justin Timberlake ?

  • alana corben
    alana corben 6 hours ago

    He can never have a child....

  • Charging Active
    Charging Active 6 hours ago +1

    No, it does not fly.

  • Remy Fagerstrom
    Remy Fagerstrom 13 hours ago

    *can we get an update?*

  • Luke merrey
    Luke merrey 13 hours ago

    Imagine calling a ruler a straight edge

  • Missy Blue
    Missy Blue 14 hours ago

    Why did watching this stress me out

  • Conor Meyler
    Conor Meyler 15 hours ago

    How many trees were cut down

  • Corey Harrison
    Corey Harrison 16 hours ago +1

    I want to see it fly

  • joseph choi
    joseph choi 16 hours ago

    the effects of aderall

  • Cool Cools
    Cool Cools 19 hours ago

    Can it fly

  • X2James
    X2James 19 hours ago


    Can it fly

  • Uzair 132
    Uzair 132 20 hours ago +3

    This guy just brought paper airplanes to a new level..

  • Great Vincini
    Great Vincini 21 hour ago

    Where can I buy the instruction manual?

  • Cole Is Cool
    Cole Is Cool 22 hours ago


  • Amr Maraqa
    Amr Maraqa 23 hours ago


  • Loopzy GD
    Loopzy GD 23 hours ago

    The comment section is talking about if wind was gonna end the paper planes career but He puts some cardboard on top of the Plane when he's done

  • Luke Himes
    Luke Himes Day ago +1

    Folder that you would find in the wild lol

  • MrKushinator420
    MrKushinator420 Day ago

    but will it blend?

  • Deus Ex
    Deus Ex Day ago

    Warning⚠️ Flammable

  • awe Ruby
    awe Ruby Day ago +3

    Imagine bringing this thing for show and tell in preschool

  • 12 AM
    12 AM Day ago +3

    I would like to encounter a folder in the wild

  • Vway GBG
    Vway GBG Day ago

    Can you say adderal

  • S Morales
    S Morales Day ago

    I thought it was wood!!!

  • TheConsole Killer
    TheConsole Killer Day ago +1

    You think this is about balls ?

    / LORDBOMBAF \ Day ago

    Spark inside metane tank on his house: *Im AbOuT tO dEsTrOy ThIs MaNs WhOlE CaReEr*

  • Mikkel Maling
    Mikkel Maling Day ago

    Now make a perfect paper copy of a human

  • Rando Bob
    Rando Bob Day ago +1

    How did his airplane die.
    It lost wifi connection



  • Just a Regular taco

    Leaked footage of 9/11 (colorized)

  • The Legend Mobile

    I thought that was LEGO

  • memeless boi vlogs

    Uh oh here comes the water

  • Natarinn
    Natarinn Day ago

    *but* *can* *it* *fly*

  • Witte Artistry
    Witte Artistry Day ago +1

    Someone hire this guy!

  • John Smith
    John Smith Day ago

    Anyone else have a strange urge to light it on fire?

  • Not Comfy
    Not Comfy Day ago

    But Does It Fly?

  • Subham Ghosh
    Subham Ghosh Day ago

    people don't have patience for even insanity these days...... well done...

  • Milly Ryan
    Milly Ryan Day ago +5

    Calm and meditation.
    What on earth! This would kill me if I tried to do it!

  • Channel S Productions!!!!!!!

    Thats well cool keep it up man

  • Mil4n. 9 . p
    Mil4n. 9 . p Day ago

    This is a scam. I was actually going to build one. But you spoiled it for me cos its out of cardboard. Why man? C'mon, what must ur subscribers think. I'm just disappointed.

  • Jack The Lad
    Jack The Lad Day ago

    Basically it's made out of wood...good job...

  • Calin
    Calin Day ago +5

    Airplanes may be a testimony of human ingenuity, but your paper planes are a testimony of human patience.

  • The FBI
    The FBI Day ago +1

    *3 year old charges in with a water bottle*

  • Zack Martin
    Zack Martin 2 days ago

    Can you throw it though

  • mge 2002
    mge 2002 2 days ago

    Soooooooooooooooo cool

  • Istinito
    Istinito 2 days ago +1

    Put it into water and it'll grow into a real plane

  • Matthew Murray
    Matthew Murray 2 days ago

    What happened to a normal paper airplane

  • CommonSenseRevolution X

    Very cool my man, I am an Air Force brat, so I love planes in general. But your skill is so wonderful, good on you bud!

  • Tejasveer Badyal
    Tejasveer Badyal 2 days ago

    What a plane very good

  • Kanchan Devkota
    Kanchan Devkota 2 days ago

    Does it fly??

  • Mister White
    Mister White 2 days ago

    if you want to know what true passionate hate is, go to his house and either burn this thing down or smash it into pieces

  • ThaC00l Kid
    ThaC00l Kid 2 days ago +1

    Water : * exists *
    Also water: im about to end this man's whole career

  • Tin foil hats are the new black

    In ou qualifying examination for art college, there is one prof. that gives the same task every year :" Build something out of paper using only scissors or box cutters, no glue". This guy would have nailed it 100%. She would have to make up a new task for the next year cause no one can top his whatever, it was the climax

    • Marta
      Marta Day ago

      He uses glue

  • ek ke
    ek ke 2 days ago

    Imagine if he accidentaly got water on this

  • Yeeterson Peterson
    Yeeterson Peterson 2 days ago


  • Daniel Popchuk
    Daniel Popchuk 2 days ago +2

    It's sad that he isn't making this for a real reason 😭

    • Daniel Popchuk
      Daniel Popchuk Day ago +1

      @Dolphin ASMR
      You: suck and an old geezer

    • Dolphin ASMR
      Dolphin ASMR Day ago

      Dude r u serious. Ur generation sucks

  • run teldat
    run teldat 2 days ago

    Trust fund baby.

  • Scott Scroggins
    Scott Scroggins 2 days ago +2

    This honestly is pretty cool it’s a hobby that he enjoys that creates something beautiful

  • Ricky Cheng
    Ricky Cheng 2 days ago

    Bro sounds dead inside

  • Thanos
    Thanos 2 days ago +82

    You can see the loneliness in his eyes
    Somebody get this guy a girl

    • Dylan B
      Dylan B 11 hours ago

      Thanks your probably the one who snapped her away

    • Jon Smith
      Jon Smith 14 hours ago

      Zeeshan Mahmud underrated

    • Zeeshan Mahmud
      Zeeshan Mahmud Day ago +1

      After marriage. "Honey, I know first year anniversary gift is paper... so..."

    • Zeeshan Mahmud
      Zeeshan Mahmud Day ago +1

      And Thanos sets the world right.

  • Jackloveslego123
    Jackloveslego123 2 days ago

    I cant even make a normal paper airplane. Its only 10 folds

  • Larry Rhoden
    Larry Rhoden 2 days ago

    God has returned

  • Sprite Cranberry
    Sprite Cranberry 2 days ago +1

    Not going to lie, I thought the plane was made out of lego.

    ETHAN TAPIA SALAZAR 2 days ago +8

    *when making a paper airplane makes you lose all your hair*

  • Im Justbushcamping
    Im Justbushcamping 2 days ago +3

    And I don’t even know ho to make a regular paper airplane

  • Ray Chiu
    Ray Chiu 2 days ago

    It'll be nifty if the cockpit can open to review the MCAS. And yes, wrong plane but there's no other way to make this joke

  • Black Santa
    Black Santa 2 days ago

    Why do i just wanna destroy it

  • Limez JKEXPERT23
    Limez JKEXPERT23 3 days ago

    The point of the paper plane is so that kids make something that can fly. This can’t flyn

  • Max Hilliard
    Max Hilliard 3 days ago

    I got a toy story ad for this video

  • Puking Dino
    Puking Dino 3 days ago +11

    He’s single because one fight with a crazy girlfriend who destroys his plane and he’s a murderer.

    • JO
      JO 7 hours ago +1

      Death by paper cut!

  • Admiral Aokiji
    Admiral Aokiji 3 days ago

    Teachers would probably just destroy it

  • veko
    veko 3 days ago +1

    Why do I wanna set it on fire

  • -Electrify Gaming-
    -Electrify Gaming- 3 days ago

    And then he got a kid

  • Hutcheson Thervil
    Hutcheson Thervil 3 days ago +1

    You’re not crazy you’re just creative. So smart and creative. Wait till I create my own stick figures to put in you’re plane😂😭. Up next do a building the worlds tallest tower.

  • can i get 100 subs without a video

    Give It a throw

  • IISimplePlayedII
    IISimplePlayedII 3 days ago

    I’m going to spill water on it

  • zurtel gaming
    zurtel gaming 3 days ago

    This is wood?

  • Kalle A
    Kalle A 3 days ago

    The real question is how far does it fly?

  • Dylxn 92
    Dylxn 92 3 days ago

    But does it even fly

  • Dylxn 92
    Dylxn 92 3 days ago

    This is wood not paper? Right?

  • Cr1spy Chips_Tune
    Cr1spy Chips_Tune 3 days ago

    *power went out for a while*

  • FPV Adventures
    FPV Adventures 3 days ago

    Water? Imagine if he has a kid or dog.

  • Steven Ryoo
    Steven Ryoo 3 days ago

    Even he is confused how he made it XD

  • Jay Atwood
    Jay Atwood 3 days ago +1

    Beautiful. I love when someone deep dives into a passion.

  • Micah Chiong
    Micah Chiong 3 days ago +1

    the question is, will it fly?

  • Vanessa C
    Vanessa C 3 days ago

    I just want him to throw it

  • Vanessa C
    Vanessa C 3 days ago

    Me. Everyday.

  • Cintia Prado
    Cintia Prado 3 days ago +1

    And some people call me detail-freak... I feel so much better and totally normal after watching this. Thank you Luca, you’re awesome! Really, you’re! Great job!!

  • Piroclanidis
    Piroclanidis 3 days ago

    Imagine throwing these in class

  • William Bryant
    William Bryant 3 days ago +4

    I love to see him make a steam locomotive with this technique.

  • Joshy04
    Joshy04 3 days ago

    When you just wanna throw that plane