Nine Homebrew Helicopters That May or May Not Actually Fly

Flying a helicopter is just slightly less difficult than building one from scratch. Didn't stop these guys from giving it a shot—both in the building and the flying. Our friends at Oobject. com have assembled nine of the best homemade whirley-birds.
If these choppers get your propeller spinning, you'll love these 17 Found-Object Chandeliers, or these things made in urban garages, or some drug-smuggling subs!

Three Somaliland nationals build Homemade helicopter

Nine Homebrew Helicopters That May or May Not Actually Fly

Simcopter, Mexico

A homebuilt helicopter, combining a Simca car with a 300 horsepower Lycoming aircraft engine.

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Zimcopter II, Zimbabwe

Zimcopter chopper made from aluminum sheets and an engine cannibalized from an old French Citroen motor vehicle.

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Homebrew Vietnamese Farmers Helicopter

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Home-made helicopters in northern Nigeria

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Homemade Helicopter Kumbo Cameroon

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Remains of homemade helicopter in Zimbabwe

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Chinese Farmers Homemade Helicopter

Forbidden to fly it by the Chinese government. It runs on a motorcycle engine.

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Chinese Farmer Builds Working Helicopter from Scrap