LEGO have many creative uses outside their intended hobby kits, but aeronautics isn’t one of them. Until now, that is.
GoPros are pretty good at filming underwater. They are also excellent at capturing the sad demise of remote-controlled aircraft. So it makes sense that if you crash a RC plane into the sea, you're going to end up with some awesome footage.
If you want to skip the build up to the aerial crash, fast forward to about the 1:15 mark on the video to see an 80-inch RC plane with 50cc gas engine hit a RC helicopter and then immediately nosedive to its destruction. The plane clips one of its wings when it hits the chopper and immediately spirals down and slams…
From Belgium, the B29 Dina Might is the world's mightiest remote-controlled plane. With a wingspan of almost 30 feet, it weighs 463 pounds and runs off four 160cc engines. Spin those propellers, mate. [Live Leak]
The Carbon Fiber Butterfly is the world's lightest RC Plane. Between its transparent plastic wings, the carbon fiber skeleton, the prop, controller chip, drivetrain and rudder, it weighs 3.6 grams. That's less than a sheet of paper.
The Super Speed Floatplane zips along on the water, then you pull back on the radio-controlled elevator and up it goes, even flying straight up if you dare. Its makers say it can also drag along on dry land, able to negotiate surfaces such as grass, concrete or asphalt, and it does all this using battery power. It's…