| Flotsam |

Make Your Own Paper Plane With This Week's New Times Cover: Here's How

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

This week, we have a New Times premiere: our very first interactive cover! This isn't quite the magnitude of Esquire's E Ink cover, but it's pretty awesome if you are bored or just wanted to annoy someone.

Though it might look a bit complicated, it's pretty simple to fold up this week's "Paper Planes" cover into a sweet aircraft to launch right out your office door.

The homemade plane is a tie-in to this week's feature story by staff writer Michael E. Miller, who held on for dear life as he soared above Miami in a self-built aircraft.

Owing to frequent crashes, these homemade planes are now on the radar of federal investigators, who are conducting a multimillion-dollar, yearlong study of the wrecks to see if there's a bigger, underlying problem: a lack of regulation and oversight.

But there is no regulation needed when it comes to building your own paper plane. Pick up a copy on newsstands tomorrow and check out these step-by-step instructions.

Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.