A popcorn seller has caught the attention of the Pakistan Air Force by building his own plane.
The engine is from a roadcutter.
The wings are burlap.
The wheels are borrowed from a rickshaw:
The tale of Muhammad Fayyaz has captured the hearts of many in a nation where millions, just like him, have limited access to education and are fighting for opportunities.
“I was literally in the air. I couldn’t feel anything else,” Fayyaz said of his first flight in a machine he learned to build mainly from viewing TV clips and online blueprints.
There has been a steady stream of visitors wanting to view his creation, which now sits in the empty courtyard of his three-room home in the village of Tabur in central Punjab province in Pakistan.
Pakistani popcorn seller builds his own plane after watching TV clips
Times of Malta
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