R/C blimp prison break attempt

R/C blimp prison break attempt

Francesco Fondi, of the Italian site Hobby Media, sent us a link to a story about Giulio B, an Italian drug trafficker jailed in Spain, who attempted a prison break using this small dirigible. The site’s in Italian, but I gather the R/C craft was supposed to fly into the prison, with the payload of tools seen in the last image.

Italian criminal tries to escape from Spanish jail using a Radio Controlled Dirigible!

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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