PHOTO: 24 Year Old Nigerian Builds Helicopter From Scrap Parts

A 24-year-old Nigerian, Mubarak Muhammed Abdullahi, a physics undergraduate, has built a helicopter with parts from an old car, bike parts, and a crashed 747 plane.
The entire project took eight months, and Mubarak had built the yellow model seen in the picture above using money he made from repairing cell phones and computers to build this working helicopter.
This is completely AMAZING! The sad thing is that geniuses like this aren’t given the attention deserve here in the country, and the funding they need to take their innovations to the next level.
They’ve been a lot of very brilliant innovations like this by Nigerians in the past but they just get buzz for a few days, and finito!
People with abilities like Mubarak’s can’t go wrong anyway. If we don’t appreciate what we’ve got, some other people will.


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  1. Briggs Patrick Alexander September 6, 2012 — 8:03 am

    Îτ§ a pity Τ̣̣ђё kind O̶̷̩̥̊͡ƒ pathetic country we find ourselves.


  2. Wow he ιѕ really talented, αм happy we vє such here ιη nigeria, bt ιтѕ for ∂ govt тo мαкє gud use σƒ mubarak nw


  3. ¶ love the whole how do ¶ put this lightly, ¶ love the whole thing he has got going for him but ¶ just hope we do not have the next dana crash on our hands


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