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A model for us all

2006-11-14 22:30:33.982834+00 by petronius 1 comments

Well, I think its cool: A super-sized jet-powered Radio-controlled model C-17 built in the UK. With a 20 foot wingspan it can also fly low over your area and drop a paracute pallet with a little radio-controlled jeep and a pair of paratroopers. Maybe we could start flying these things over Afghanistan to frighten the Taliban!

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-11-15 16:41:35.959829+00 by: Dan Lyke

I'm not getting the construction photos off of http://homepage.eircom.net/~skycam/C-17A_Globemaster_III/, but damn that's a beautiful piece of work.

A while back I saw videos of a crash of a B52 built in similar scale, and those things are close enough to real sized planes that when they go down it's actually scary.