A couch for all occasions

Last week, en route from Holland back to North America, I had the opportunity to check in on a friend in Maryland.

After flying together in his Autogyro MTO Sport, we went back to his hangar and sat on his couch. 

Obviously, Frank had been impacted by the desire to “electrify” everything and move toward autonomous driving.

This was where Frank revealed his grand plan.

His hangar couch was no longer going to be a static display. He wanted a mobile couch, one on which he could navigate the taxi ways at the airport and wave at friends as they departed for a flight. 

He could also wave at people in very official meetings in the airport as he rolled past the windows on his couch. 

Not only had he conceived a plan, he had also found an amazing deal on a motorized wheelchair that was just about to be de-constructed to allow the motor and motor control to be mounted in his couch. 

Sadly, I could not hang around for the conversion, but anything that sounds slightly mad and half baked appeals to me. 

Frank did not disappoint. After my return home, the very next day, I saw video on his Facebook page of the converted couch.

If you are craving for a spring DIY project, I would highly recommend it, I think everyone needs a motorized couch.

Check out his video here https://youtu.be/fdV7BXXEzcE

To find out more about Frank’s crazy adventures, reach out to him on Facebook @Gyromojo


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