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Chinese farmer building plane in home yard

(People's Daily Online)

16:48, March 01, 2012

Li Jingchun is working on the self-made airliner on the roof of his house in Changbai town of Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning province on Feb. 28, 2012. (Xinhua/Tian Weitao)

Edited and Translated by Ye Xin, People's Daily Online

Li Jingchun, a 58-year-old farmer living in Changbai town of Shenyang, the capital city of northeast China's Liaoning province, spent two years and more than 40,000 yuan making a passenger aircraft by himself.

Li's hand-made plane, mostly made of recycled iron plates, is about five meters long, four meters wide and weighs nearly one ton.

Currently, the plane has been taking shape, and Li begun to work on the interior trimming.

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I hope Mr Li has a very long life and doesn"t take it for a test

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