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Is this flying theory Possible?

  1. Jun 27, 2008 #1
    My name is david and i was wondering if you would be able to see if my theory works. I dont know anything about physics but i do have a good inventive imagination.

    I want to know if you had 8-10 air compressors at maximum pressure and a 7m hose and nozzle fore each compressor attached to you feet and some sort of thrust system would you be able to fly? I have put alot of thought into this and just wondering if you would be able to correct me in this theory.
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  3. Jun 28, 2008 #2


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    A 7 m hose attached to each foot. Hmmm....no.
  4. Jun 29, 2008 #3


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    FYI, air compressors and fans are fundamentally the same thing, but with a slightly different focus (one emphasizes pressure, the other flow rate). A fan used to lift a person is a helicopter.
  5. Jun 29, 2008 #4
    Um...its called Iron Man lol (awesome movie btw)
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