Mubarak Muhammad Abdullahi, a 24-year-old physics undergraduate in northern Nigeria, used old cars and motorbikes to build his own helicopter in his back garden
Most of us are happy to try a spot of DIY but there aren't many who would take on the challenge of building their own aircraft. These unusual looking planes are the creations of amateur engineers in Africa who have made their own jets - often just using scarp metal, a book guide and a lot of improvisation. Despite their lack of material, training and money, these determined aviation-enthusiasts have managed to build their own machines.
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