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China: I Can Fly, I Can Fly

24
February
2014
  Posted at 08:00:00 AM
  File under  Entertainment
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Normandy, France
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A dream for many, taking their motorcycle up, instead of forward. Imagine if your motorcycle could indeed fly. Oh well, at least these guys are trying to fulfill their dreams.

China Flying Motorcycle
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Ding Shilu (L) tests the engine of his home-made aircraft before conducting a test flight on the outskirts of Shenyang, Liaoning province, August 6. 2013. Ding, a 65-year-old migrant worker, spent around 2,000 yuan ($327) to build this 5-metre-long, 4.5-metre-high plane using components from motorcycles and electric bicycles. Ding failed his fourth test flight on Tuesday since he started his project four years ago, local media reported. REUTERS/Sheng Li

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Wen Jiaquan (2nd L), 54-year-old motorcycle mechanic, moves his self-made helicopter in Qingping township of Chongqing municipality, July 28, 2013. Wen and his family spent over 10,000 yuan (1,630 USD) and more than three months to build this 4.2-metre-long, 2.8-metre-high helicopter using mostly motorcycle components and a used car engine, local media reported. REUTERS/Stringer

China Flying Motorcycle
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Ding Shilu, an automobile mechanic, carries out a test-flight for his home-made aircraft at a frozen reservoir in Shenyang, Liaoning province February 25, 2011. The aircraft which weighs about 130 kg (287 lbs) and is made of recycled materials including three motorbike engines and plastic cloth, costs about 2600 yuan ($395), local media reported. REUTERS/Stringer


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