Contestants in Red Bull's Flugtag contest in Moscow fueled their make-shift engines with nothing more than creativity and held-breaths on Sunday, July 28, 2013. Various home-made apparatus in the shape of cartoon characters and fairy-tale objects took their abrupt inaugural flights -- a gut-wrenching launch followed by a plummet straight into a river in north Moscow. 'Flugtag' is German for 'flight day'.

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