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The Slapped-Together Aircraft Advertising Rum Above San Francisco

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Would you look at this airplane seen flying above San Francisco? It’s life-size, not a model. Can you see the Volkswagen Beetle-esque four cylinder boxer motor hanging off the front of it? Appears to be home-made.

It’s amazing that this little thing could tow a billboard (for refreshing Malibu Rum in this case) but that’s what it was doing. No N-Number visible – perhaps this aircraft is too small a plane to need to register with the pesky F.A.A.

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Maybe you can’t advertise hard liquor on billboards near public schools anymore, but you can always fly low and slow right above the schools.

Hurray.