Dyson engineers are problem solvers and when they’re not working on new Dyson technology, they occasionally take on other engineering challenges after hours. The latest challenge was to build a machine that could fly through an obstacle course built from spare Dyson parts.
More than 100 Dyson engineers entered in both the UK and South-East Asia to compete. Balloons, planes, helicopters and several machines that defied description took to the air. Here are the results.
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