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China’s DIY Aviators Take Flight

December 29th, 2009 12:54 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

ScuttleMonkey writes “China’s emerging aviator class is spreading its wings with a plethora of approaches, from the ramshackle to the sophisticated to the potentially revolutionary. They’re using everything imaginable, from old motorcycle engines to electric motors to even their own legs, like Mao Yiqing and his human-powered airplane. You could easily plot these adventurous innovators on a graph, with the X axis showing their skill and the Y axis their financial means.”

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