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Jet-propelled hang-glider

  1. May 17, 2008 #1
    Did you guys see this?

    That must be good :biggrin:

    EDIT: Forgot I still can't post links...so, if you want to see a guy throw himself out of a plane with a rocket-type hang-glider strapped to his back, then go to bbc.co.uk and search for "Rocketman" in the BBC Audio and Video section for a short clip.

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    Jet man has been around for a bit. There was a thread started about him in the GD area a while back. It is pretty friggin' cool.
  4. May 17, 2008 #3
    Oh, didn't know, sorry.

    Only discovered PF two days ago and I'm still sifting through the mass of information here :biggrin:

    I've never really taken to the idea of sky-diving, but this would definitely be right up my alley :smile:

    Any other interesting rocketman links you might have?
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    Steady on, lad... you're almost there. :wink:
  6. May 17, 2008 #5
    Aye! That I am...


    MINUSONEMORE!!! :biggrin:
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    - was shown in GD
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  9. May 17, 2008 #8
    Thanks Astronuc! I can't stop imagining what that must feel like :biggrin:
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    Man, but that would be glorious! Given my luck, though, I'd end up with the exhaust nozzles misaligned and burn my ass off.
  11. May 17, 2008 #10

    Thanks Danger, I knew you'd be the key to me reaching 15 posts!!!


    Which means you guys must quickly head over to "General Engineering" where I'm going to start a new thread and then I must get off the internet because, unfortunately where I live, unlimited internet access doesn't exist and since discovering PF I'm going through this months' bandwidth allocation as if it's going out of fashion :smile:
  12. May 17, 2008 #11


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    I don't have a lot of usefulness in life, but can usually be relied upon to build up a post count. :biggrin:
    As to your internet accessibility, we're pretty patient around here. It's not like we're going to forget you if you don't show up for a couple of weeks.
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