Strap on aeroplane


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Jul24-07, 05:56 PM
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I wonder what its classed as, ultra-light? At first I was laughing as he put on the safty harness, thinking it would never save his life. But now I see it was to keep him in the plane{faints} with his dare devil stunts.
Wolly, you can have it, I'm staying on the ground for this one. I must admit, if I were 30 years younger, I might enjoy such a toy.
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Quote Quote by hypatia View Post
I wonder what its classed as, ultra-light? At first I was laughing as he put on the safty harness, thinking it would never save his life. But now I see it was to keep him in the plane{faints} with his dare devil stunts.
Wolly, you can have it, I'm staying on the ground for this one. I must admit, if I were 30 years younger, I might enjoy such a toy.
Fiddle sticks, i bet once aloft you would forget everything bar flying.

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Fiddle sticks, i bet once aloft you would forget everything bar flying.
Yeah, I'd forget everything because I would have passed out.
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Quote Quote by wolram View Post
Well, I'm impressed. It seemed quite stable. Personally, I'd like a little more wing surface.


I also notice at least two other ready for take off.


I'd prefer the Jet-man's (Yves Rossy) wings though.
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Jul24-07, 11:52 PM
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Personally, I like living. Somone also made a Jet version.......


Can we say death trap?
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I'd prefer the Jet-man's (Yves Rossy) wings though.
I'm thinking Jet-man wings
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-66AcTo9TU
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVrlA3-f29g&eurl=
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Your title misled me about the topic. All pilots 'strap on' their aeroplane. As I've said before, you don't fly a plane; you wear it. This thing is pretty cool, but there's a jet version that Cyrus mentioned, as well as one that's essentially a jet version without the aeroplane as referenced by Ivan and Astro. What it comes down to is that anything that gets you off of the ground is good (well, not landmines...).
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Your title misled me about the topic. All pilots 'strap on' their aeroplane. As I've said before, you don't fly a plane; you wear it. This thing is pretty cool, but there's a jet version that Cyrus mentioned, as well as one that's essentially a jet version without the aeroplane as referenced by Ivan and Astro. What it comes down to is that anything that gets you off of the ground is good (well, not landmines...).

Or Kangaroos, would you need a twin rating for such a thing?
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Jul25-07, 04:04 AM
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Yeah, I'd forget everything because I would have passed out.

Nah, you must have nerves of steel just to get out of bed in the morning.
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Jul25-07, 04:15 AM
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I don't have a problem with ultralights, but this thing seems as if a wing could snap off when he did those aerobatics.
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Quote Quote by wolram View Post
Or Kangaroos, would you need a twin rating for such a thing?
For a kangaroo?

Every country has their own laws regarding licensing. I don't even know if there is such a thing as a multi-engine rating for ultralights.
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Yeah - that's the dude. I'd do that in a heartbeat!

I thought about that this afternoon while flying from NY to ATL. I was just imagining diving through some of those high cumulonimbus clouds.

I need to do some high altitude skydiving.
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Yeah - that's the dude. I'd do that in a heartbeat!
But what about the second video? Are you ready for take-offs and landings?

I was just imagining diving through some of those high cumulonimbus clouds.
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But what about the second video? Are you ready for take-offs and landings?
Reminds me of Robocop!

But he (Jean-Yves Blondeau) should not be on the sidewalk. He should be on the street - with the traffic.


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