MythBusters: Duct Tape Plane

If your ultralight aircraft were torn up by a bear, could you tape it up with duct tape and fly it home? Mythbusters finds out (video preview).

"Kari, Grant and Tory attempt to use a few rolls of $5 duct tape to replace an aircraft's mauled-to-pieces $13,000 aerodynamic fabric covering. Hmm."


KITPLANES Web editor Omar Filipovic, based in Portland, Oregon, is a GlaStar builder—old school, that is, he’s taking his time and doing everything himself.

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