Teen geniuses build their own BSG Viper simulator

From Blastr: When I think back to the things I used to do in high school — and then look at this gaggle of students who took it upon themselves to design, fabricate and assemble a working Battlestar Galactica Viper flight simulator — I can only come to the conclusion that I was clearly doing something wrong.

Or, it's possible that I'm just not as smart as these San Rafael, Calif., kids — John Boyer, Alex Jacobson, Joseph DeRose, Sam Frank and Sam DeRose, who range in grade from 8th to high school senior — who decided that the perfect entry for a local Maker Faire would be a Viper simulator built from the fuselage of a Piper and mounted on a motion-control platform that'll allow 360-degree rotation on both the pitch and roll axes.

A video demonstration:

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