Designing an Airplane that Uses KFC Buckets for Wings

Utilizing the principles of the Magnus effect, this hobbyist designed a model airplane that uses spinning KFC buckets instead of traditional wings.

Note: The video is a little long, but it goes through the entire design and redesign process. If you just want to see the final version flying, skip to 10:42.

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Trevor is a civil engineer by trade and an accomplished internet blogger with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author whose most recent book, ZOOM Go the Vehicles, is aimed at inspiring young kids to have an interest in engineering.

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