Expertise You Can Trust

Paper Airplane offers a unique set of skills: technical proficiency and savvy storytelling.

We fly. We write. We teach. We publish.

We save the world through well-crafted aviation scenes.

When it comes to writing about aviation, we help authors perfect their stories. While we publish a variety of genres, our consulting service offers access to a wealth of knowledge in aviation with a finesse for great storytelling in all types of media. We will help you write a winning story that takes off with a blast and makes a perfect landing.

For Aviators

You can fly, and you have a story to tell, but crafting a story readers will love is where you need help. We are here for you with guidance in plot, scene, and character development, honoring your authentic story with mastery in writing.

For Non-Aviators

You know plot, you know character development, but creating a believable story with aviation elements is outside your experience. We can help you hone your story with cause and effect distinct to aviation.

Meet Linda Street-Ely & Mike Ely

Professional aviators

Our clients have access to decades of flying experience across several continents, in many types of aircraft, and in all weather conditions. We each hold an airline transport pilot (ATP) certificate, the highest-level pilot certificate achievable.

Award-winning authors

Our clients benefit from the experience of multi-genre authors in fiction and nonfiction. As writers of top-ranked stories and a solid reader following, we know what it takes to create a winning saga.

Advisors in aviation writing

Our clients receive support through feedback on strengths and weaknesses in their dramatic action. We know how links in a chain of events can create critical consequences; that potential situations require real-world understanding beyond industry terminology.

Your integrity matters, and you want your readers to trust your writing. Risk management dictates the need for a well-trained and experienced crew to help you plot your course.

Get Started With A Free Download

Even the best authors make mistakes. Select your aviator or non-aviator checklist and we will send you a PDF with specially designed writing tips.

For aviator authors

Your book will be in print long after the contrails have dispersed. Our checklist will help you with your story’s purpose, target audience, degree of technicality, and much more, presented in a fun and insightful way.

For non-aviator authors

Your narrative deserves technical accuracy. Our checklist will help you navigate the variables that could make or break authenticity, critical for your story’s integrity and credibility. Presented with insightful examples. 

Consulting Client Testimonials

Need help with your aviation scene? Request a consultation.

We bring aviation and the written word together to create engaging, realistic scenes that keep readers hooked.

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