Reader Project: Backyard Starfighter

Darth Vader is no match for Anthony and Matthew Rubino and their X-wing fighter. Their dad equipped it with quad engines (beer kegs) for hyperdrive.

Darth Vader is no match for Anthony and Matthew Rubino and their X-wing fighter. Their dad, John, equipped the fighter with quad engines (beer kegs) for hyperdrive velocity, an advanced outer shielding (plywood) that deflects proton torpedoes and four laser guns (PVC pipe and toilet flanges) for overwhelming firepower.

“It was a fun project: no plans, no budget, no idea what I was going to do next.” – John Rubino

X-Wing Star Fighter Jet

Kids playing in backyard X-wing star fighter jetFamily Handyman

Kids playing in backyard X-wing star fighter jet

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