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January 21, 2014

Here's the World's Best Paper Plane Maker


Boeing can build a 777 in 50 days. Luca Iaconi-Stewart can build one too—in five years.
True, Iaconi- Stewart made his 1:60-scale jetliner out of manila folders and dabs of glue, but it’s almost as complicated as the real deal, down to the retractable landing gear. | Wired Design | Wired.com

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 21, 2014 7:05 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Posted by: ghostsniper at January 21, 2014 6:15 PM

When his classes at Vassar took up too much time—he actually stopped work on the 777 for two years because of college—Iaconi-Stewart dropped out. “I’m fortunate to have parents willing to give me a fair amount of latitude,” he says.

Vassar. Parents.

Posted by: Rob De Witt at January 21, 2014 7:36 PM

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