The other day, Xeni Jardin of BoingBoing and NPR fame pinged me to point out a video they did about a guy (Carl Rankin) who builds cool airplanes and flying machines out of junk.

Yeah, he takes the stuff that we'd normally throw away and turns them into flying machine.

That has Maker Faire written all over it, doesn't it? :-)

Cool stuff.

Posted by jzawodn at December 06, 2007 03:54 PM

Reader Comments
# Night Life Los Angeles said:

very interesting concept! what a gas! making airplanes and flying machines out of straws paper cups and plastic wrap! And it works! I wouldn't have believed it had I not seen it!

on December 20, 2007 07:09 AM
# paper machines said:

it worked out very nicely. I was impressed with the technology.

on July 1, 2008 08:26 PM
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