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Monday, November 12, 2012

20 Best Costumes from the Human-Powered Air Show Flugtag 2012

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 12:58 PM

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Did you miss Flugtag aka "flying day," the great tradition of building human-powered flying machines and launching them off of a 30-foot ramp into McCovey Cove? Nonetheless, if you missed the genius, the innovation, and most importantly, the fashion, we're here to help.

Photos by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly.

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Video of the Day: Flugtag, Human-Powered Flying Machines

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20. We're not entirely sure what's going on here, but this delights us for two main reasons. One, he's channeling Mary Poppins, aka the Gay Patron Saint of San Francisco. And two, we can't discern that he actually has a flying machine. We think he might have just grabbed an umbrella and jumped into the cove. Either way, we salute you, sir.

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19. A close second to everyone's favorite childhood game, Flying Nun, was Flying Hipster Tiger Flyswatter. Bonus points for his flyswatters matching his jumpsuit.

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18. Timely and intricate Day of the Dead themed machine and crew.

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17. Wonder Woman? Wrestler? Dragon Slayer? ALL OF THE ABOVE!

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16. This Winnebego brings us back to our glory days, and by "glory days" we mean the era of our lives when we could watch 12-hour marathons of MTV's Road Rules without Hulu popping up to tell us just how much of our lives we've wasted.

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