Chinese auto mechanic builds plane for $395

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Chinese mechanic Ding Shilu follows the enthusiast's credo: make it light, simple, and cheap. Thus his plane weighs 287 pounds, is made from recycled engines, and cost only $395. Shilu was later crushed to learn the airplane's already been invented.

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Make it light, simple, and cheap.

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