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22 March 2012 Last updated at 09:23 GMT

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it even real?

A Dutch engineer claims to have flown using home-made wings - but we're not sure if it's real or just a hoax.

James Smates says he got the idea from his grandfather's sketches and the famous artist Leonardo da Vinci's wing drawings.

Watch the video above and make your own mind up.