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DIY 737 Flight Simulator


James Price converted the nosecone and cockpit of a 1967 Boeing 737 into his own DIY flight simulator. Built in his garage over the course of three years, 90% of the Lufthansa 737′s systems are working and James even retrofitted the cockpit with modern instruments. Read more »

ILM Weighs in on Human Birdwings Video


Gizmodo asked the CGI experts at Industrial Light and Magic to look at the human bird wings video that we, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, and a bunch of other sites posted yesterday. Eleven experts cry foul (fowl) and offer some pretty compelling evidence that it’s most likely a well-crafted hoax. CGI Experts... Read more »

Flapping Wing Rings


Much as I admire Dukno Yoon's evident skills as a jeweler and metalsmith, I have to say his aeronautical engineering needs a bit of brushing up. There's just no way he's ever going to get off the ground in that thing. Read more »