Manipur mechanic is all set to fly his own helicopter

Updated:1 year, 10 months ago

Thoubal (Manipur), Nov 05 (ANI): A 45-year-old man, hailing from Thoubal district of Manipur is making his own helicopter, although he is just a mechanic. Thokchom Sunil Singh is making a helicopter, which will fly within a year. He has also headed a large number of mechanics at prestigious places like- Maruti Service Centre etc. Most of the people in Manipur have been suffering from sky high inflation rate. In order to relieve and solve their problems, Thokchom decided to construct a helicopter from past six years. Since then, he has been working on it, as of now he claims that 80% of the work has been completed and within six months to a year, he will be completing and will have his first test flying. His desire to make the helicopter has made him to browse internet and study the techniques required for building the helicopter. So far, he has spent more than Rs 15 lakhs in this project.

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