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French man one-ups couch fort with 737 cockpit simulator

Molly Wood Jul 30, 2013

France’s best dad? Laurent Aigon, a waiter in France, has built a giant 737 simulator, complete with the airplane’s full cockpit, in his son’s bedroom. Aigon ordered the parts online and assembled the model next to his kid’s closet. We hope it’s password protected, otherwise he can say goodbye to his kid’s bedtime.

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