How Google Helped A Man Rediscover His Childhood Love Of Aviation

Film Is Latest In Series Of Personal Stories Illustrating Technology

Published on Nov 20, 2013

Editor's Pick

Google has been telling some moving stories recently about how its technology helps people in different ways. The latest, a three minute online film from 72 and Sunny Amsterdam and director Greg Kohs, focuses on Frenchman Laurent Aigon, who rediscovers his childhood obsession of flight by engineering his own fully functioning flight simulator. Using Google search, he scours the Internet for all of the parts necessary to build a fully operative machine, obtaining specific pieces from all over the world. The resulting masterpiece is built in his daughter's bedroom. While not quite as moving a story as that of Saroo Brierley in "Homeward Bound", it's a nicely made film that shows how the internet can help people fulfil their dreams.

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Nov 20, 2013
72andSunny Amsterdam
Executive Creative Director:
Carlo Cavallone
Yann Corlay
Brand Director:
Mike Goller
Stephanie Oakley
Creative Director:
Josh Rosen
Head of Operations:
Clare Donald
Production Company:
Greg Kohs
Line Producer, U.S.:
Karen Chen
Line Producer:
Michel Moniot
Director of Photography:
Greg Kohs
Blair Stribley
Managing Director/Partner:
Chris Zander
VP/Executive Producer:
Kris Mathur
Head of Production:
Emily Malito
Xavier Perkins
Excecutive Creative Director:
Steve Vranakis

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