Bart Jansen's cat Orville was recently run over by a car, and now has a special flying mechanism attached to him.
Jansen's tribute to the cat was the result of a collaboration with radio control helicopter pilot Arjen Beltman and was exhibited as part of the Kunstrai art festival in Amsterdam.
The stuffed animal has propellers attached to his four paws and his flight is led using a remote control. The cat has now become known as 'the Orvillecopter' and was primarily given his name as a tribute to the American aviation pioneer Orville Wright.
However, the Orvillecopter cannot yet fly smoothly. Jansen has some adjustments to make to the design of the flying machine before it will be able to maintain a steady flight. These improvements will come in the form of birthday presents for the stuffed animal, as he will receive larger propellers and a more powerful engine.
Jansen made sure that he left an appropriate period of mourning for his pet before he began the working process. He believes that what he has done is a very respectful way of commemorating his cat, enabling him to be memorable for years to come.
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