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"You'll have someone's eye out with that!"

My mum would often tell me this when I was dangerously weilding a paper bag or something, but Paper Airplanes can be dangerous, so it's always best to take care and remember a few common sense rules, to make life safer for everybody:- If you are going to be throwing them in a crowd, or to each other, or if you are making planes for kids, there are steps to be taken to make things safer.

Most of the danger in a plane comes from the pointed nose, so by cutting this off, and cutting so as to leave a curved edge, you have made it that bit safer.

Without cutting, you can fold back the nose. Using the Classic Dart as an example, do the following between stages IV and V :-

Simply fold down the nose before continuing. 

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