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Pics: Man spends five years building a paper aeroplane

And the results are spectacular.

WHEN LUCA IACONI-STEWART took an architecture class in high school, his class built models with manila folders.

Inspired by that, Luca set about building the world’s greatest paper aeroplane.

The 1:60 model of an Air India Boeing 777 is the result of five years hard graft. In that time, Iaconi-Stewart dropped out of college. He has claimed, contrary to reports, that it was not to work on the plane, though he concedes the extra time helped.

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Everything on the aircraft is detailed. Extremely detailed.

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The seats alone took an entire summer to craft.

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And that was just economy class.

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Of course, there are upgrades available.

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And facilities to care for tiny, paper passengers.

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Of course, the plane has to be flown somehow.

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Such is the detail, the doors and landing gear are fully functional.

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The end result makes that paper plane you flew in English class look ridiculous.

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As for the paint job, this video should give you some insight into how detailed the whole project is.

(Luca Iaconi-Stewart/YouTube)

All pics: Luca Iaconi-Stewart

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