Aspiring Aviators Test Their 'Wings' at Fun Competition

Would-be pilots tested their wings in home-made flying machines at a recent competition in California that requires ingenuity and a sense of humor. More than 25 teams participated in National Redbull Flugtag Day, sponsored by a company that makes an energy drink.

Competitor Trevor Umbinetti said, “Flugtag is German for flying day. We build flying contraptions and push them off a 30-foot ramp into Rainbow Harbor here at Long Beach.”

Spectators Alex Smith and Christine Gray heard about the …

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