This Remote-Controlled Airplane Has a Wingspan of 15 Feet—and Weighs Less Than a Pound

9d76523b9ce226233031ef107359d26a.jpg

[ad_1]

A man in Germany picked up an Airbus passenger plane and lifted it into the air like a scene out of an Avengers movie.

Don’t worry, no one was hurt.

A video uploaded to YouTube last week shows a massive replica Airbus A-320 airliner take flight inside a hanger in Stuttgart. The remote-controlled balloon airplane has a wingspan of almost 16 feet, and remarkably weighs less than a pound, according to the YouTube account.


But the most extraordinary part: The airplane being carefully lifted into the air before flying around the inside of a hanger and dropping gracefully back into the arms of its owner, like a trained bird on Animal Planet.

It is the creation of German company Airstage, whose tagline is “We make it fly!” The reason this airliner is able to fly inside a hanger just feet above onlookers is that its fuselage is made of a helium-filled balloon, and its wings are just there to make it look more airplane-y. These features help keep the plane incredibly lightweight and undeniably deceiving.

H/T Gizmodo 

[ad_2]

Source link