Does the pilot's claim credible?

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Is it possible that the claim of the pilot is true that he can sue the earth's field to navigate in air in a plane without engines?

He will induce a charge in the body of the plane, so that a force of magnetic origin is exerted on the plane, because the charge that is moving in a magnetic field experience a force. If the force is large to counter the weight... the plane "floats"...

But I think this may be possible. But maybe if he could induct lots of charge on the plane
 

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Janitor
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Do Not Invest Any Of Your Money In His Scheme.
 
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Tide
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Your pilot seems anstonishing ignorant of some basic notions - like air drag and gravity to say nothing of Ohm's Law and the principle of Energy Conservation. How DID he get his pilot's license? Oh, wait, he's into a new business now!
 
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Tide said:
Your pilot seems anstonishing ignorant of some basic notions - like air drag and gravity to say nothing of Ohm's Law and the principle of Energy Conservation. How DID he get his pilot's license? Oh, wait, he's into a new business now!
I'd rather not insult, and tell him nicely what is wrong with his theory.
 
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Mk said:
I'd rather not insult, and tell him nicely what is wrong with his theory.
Do you have any reason to think he would understand your explanation?

In any case, Tide's response was not directed to the author of the theory.
 

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