aviation

China’s DIY aviation community

China’s DIY aviation community

From Wired’s Autopia blog: China is home to a widespread DIY culture fed by necessity (the mother of all invention) and innovation. These garage builders and innovators are, like their products, often called shanzhai. Literally translated, it means “mountain strongholds,” but it has come to mean nonprofessional or clandestine manufacturers turning out products from the […]

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Bar from airline drink cart

Bar from airline drink cart

Todd Lappin, of Telstar Logistics, made this sweet mobile home bar from an old SAS airline galley cart he got in an aircraft boneyard. The Beautiful Utility of Airline Galley Carts

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New audio for Soviet aviation helmet

New audio for Soviet aviation helmet

In this Instructable, the author shows how he put modern haedphones into a Soviet-era SHZ-84 flight helmet. Hacking a SHZ-84 Soviet aviation helmet

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