Man builds his own plane in Ethiopia

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Asmelash Zeferu from Sendafa Town in Ethiopia always dreamed of making his own plane and flying high above his town. Now those dreams have come true as he built the plane using wood, metal and aluminium and he will take his first test flights 11 June 2015.


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Zeferu started to build the plane in October of 2013 and it took him a year and 7 months to finally finish it. Zeferu is going to take to the air and fly at around 3,000 feet and the plane is capable of running at 182 k.p.h.