Great men ask “why”. Greater men ask “why not?” Here we have a couple of British lads who asked the latter. It’s clear from this clip that these are two Brits who have never seen a clothesline or pair of helicopter blades they didn’t like.

Making more than a few attempts to head off into the wild blue yonder, they also have a red hot go at scaring off any resident hornets or bees in the neighbourhood. Namely by making an even louder and unholier sound than the aforementioned bugs. While this homemade aerial vehicle (complete with umbrella cockpit) doesn’t make it more than a few feet off the ground, it is nonetheless an impressive feat of ingenuity and determination. Proving once again that the desire to find new and innovative ways to explore the skies is alive and well.