George F. “Buzz” Beurling (6 December 1921 – 20 May 1948), the most successful canadian fighter pilot of the WW2, is shown back at his home in Verdun, Canada. He is explaining to his dad and his young brother David, just what is wrong with a store model plane.
Interestingly enough there was a plan to create such a thing. The plan was to construct the aircraft carrier out of ice and wood pulp so they were not just going to carve off a chunk of ice but still it was an aircraft carrier made of ice. Check it out here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Habakkuk