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Chitty chitty bang bang [Nov. 7th, 2002|02:08 pm]
The American Caliban
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Some kids in Uganda built a freakin' helicopter. I love stuff like this. Restores my faith in human ingenuity.
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[User Picture]From: dymondhead
2002-11-07 02:27 pm (UTC)

wow

I must say that is impressive
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[User Picture]From: fg
2002-11-07 04:28 pm (UTC)
i'm having a hard time believing that thing would fly. but it's a heart-warming story nonetheless. those crazy ugandans. i tell ya.
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2002-11-07 04:32 pm (UTC)
well, the writer said it only went 3-4 feet off the ground and is very dangerous.

so it flies but you wouldn't want to be anywhere near it, really
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[User Picture]From: alphapythia
2002-11-08 08:01 am (UTC)
That's great! Even better cause it looks like it's made out of paper mache!
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[User Picture]From: foo2rama
2002-11-11 02:39 pm (UTC)
http://www.idf.il/english/history/entebbe1.stm

such a busy airport...

Did you know they have a botanical garden too?
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