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Aspiring Aviators Test Their 'Wings' at Fun Competitioni
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September 25, 2013 6:38 PM
Would-be 'pilots' tested their wings in home-made flying machines at a recent competition in California. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan reports with producer Deyane Moses that the event requires ingenuity and a sense of humor. More than 25 teams participated in National Redbull Flugtag Day, sponsored by a company that makes an energy drink. Flugtag is German for flying day, and enthusiasts build flying machines that are hurled off a 30-foot ramp into Rainbow Harbor at Long Beach, California.

Aspiring Aviators Test Their 'Wings' at Fun Competition

Published September 25, 2013

Would-be 'pilots' tested their wings in home-made flying machines at a recent competition in California. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan reports with producer Deyane Moses that the event requires ingenuity and a sense of humor. More than 25 teams participated in National Redbull Flugtag Day, sponsored by a company that makes an energy drink. Flugtag is German for flying day, and enthusiasts build flying machines that are hurled off a 30-foot ramp into Rainbow Harbor at Long Beach, California.


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