Man builds his own Boeing 777 twin-engine jet — from paper
When you think of a paper airplane, you probably think of the most common design: an 8 1/2 by 11-inch piece of paper divided seven times. Maybe you even made them when you were a kid.
Luca Iaconi-Stewart isn’t doing that.
He’s building an almost exact replica of a Boeing 777, the long range 300ER model, at 1/60th the normal size. Everything from the reverse thrusters for the engines to the inboard and outboard slat systems on the wings were created from ordinary manila folders and glue. Even the cabin doors slide open and closed like a real Boeing 777.
Watch the Ultimate Paper Airplane Come Together
Video courtesy of Wired
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