Planes

DIY 737 Flight Simulator

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.

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Air Force One papercraft

Air Force One papercraft

Here’s a little (free) Inaguration Day fun for the kiddies — a downloadable paper model of Air Force One being offered by National Geographic — part of a package they have on their site about the First Plane. Build your own Air Force One More: Hybrid Air Force One

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Airplane wing desk

Airplane wing desk

(Image via Ecofriend) Isn’t spending $4200 on a desk made out of an actual airplane wing more important than a few month’s rent? If so, get yours here! Otherwise, anybody know of a good place to find a few abandoned chunks of airplanes?

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Maker Faire Austin: Call For Flyover

Maker Faire Austin: Call For Flyover

We would love someone to take to the sky for a nice aerial photo of the make-tastic-ness that is Maker Faire Austin 2008 next weekend. Can anyone help us out??

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Make Goes to the OSHKOSH Airshow

Click To Play mp4 | blip Make’s Publisher Dale Dougherty along with Contributing Editor Bill Gurstelle and Associate Publisher Dan Woods recently attended the OSHKOSH Air Show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Among the interesting features of this show, aimed at recreational flyers, are people who build their own airplanes, such as the Breezy. Enjoy the sights […]

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