Coolest paper airplane ever and the plane nut who built it (Q&A)

Boeing 777-300ER, Airplane, Aviation, Luca Iaconi-Stewart, Manila folder

This is Luca Iaconi-Stewart's scale model of a Boeing 777-300ER. Made entirely out of manila folders.

(Credit: Luca Iaconi-Stewart)

There are airplane nuts, and then there is Luca Iaconi-Stewart. Since 2008, the now 22-year-old has been crafting a scale-model of a Boeing 777-300ER. Out of manila folders.

Though he took off two years from the project while he was in school, Iaconi-Stewart has pretty much devoted his time to the plane, and it shows. Looking at photos of the model, even most aviation buffs would be impressed at the level of detail he achieved. There’s tiny seat-back video screens, overhead compartments, galleys, landing gears, tail cones, and meticulously made engines. Again, all out of manila folders.

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