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Saying in aviation: If you put a big enough engine on it, even a brick will fly.

In this case, it's "given enough initial velocity and control authority, even a brick will glide", but the spirit is the same.

I believe the proper term is "brick sthouse".

A few years back a group of engineers decided to prove this by attaching a number of solid fuel rocket engines to a port-a-potty and launched it to great applause.

In RC planes community it's quite common as well :) With modern brushless engines and LiPo batteries aerodynamics becomes optional.


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