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Jetman Individual flight

  1. Dec 20, 2006 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    Jetman!!! Individual flight

    http://www.jet-man.com/actuel_eng.html

    Watch the video. Incredible!!! :surprised :surprised :surprised

    I want I want I want...now! now!! now!!! :tongue2:
     
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    ohhhh ahhhhhhhh that does look like fun!
     
  4. Dec 20, 2006 #3

    Astronuc

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    WOW!!!!

    Ausgezeichnet!!!!

    That's bloody impressive! Especially the stability. Hopefully the engines are reliable. I wonder how it handles a 2-1 if one motor fails?

    Yeah, I want one too!
     
  5. Dec 20, 2006 #4

    Evo

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    Not something for Evo. :surprised
     
  6. Dec 20, 2006 #5

    FredGarvin

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    All I can say is Effin' A! I have so many questions I'd like to ask him. But first, I wanna ride! Astro is right on. What an achievement.
     
  7. Dec 20, 2006 #6

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    What a blast! Sign me up!
     
  8. Dec 20, 2006 #7
    :surprised Holly smokes..:surprised
    Fantastic.
    Watching the movie,at one point I even thought the Jetman would return on the board of the plane while flying next to it.
    But when reconsidering the idea I guess that would be too dangeorus stunt .
     
  9. Dec 20, 2006 #8

    Math Is Hard

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    AHHYYIIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! Unbelievable!
     
  10. Dec 20, 2006 #9
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    awesome!

    I want to try it!

    that's amazing
     
  11. Dec 20, 2006 #10

    berkeman

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    Is he just using weight shifts for control? I didn't see any movable surfaces on the wings. Sure seemed stable and in control though!
     
  12. Dec 20, 2006 #11

    Astronuc

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    I think there would be too much turbulence in the wake.

    I wonder how easy it is to do a roll.

    Of course, I'd like one with a long range and high ceiling. :biggrin:

    Or shoot the works and go suborbital. :tongue2:
     
  13. Dec 20, 2006 #12

    Ivan Seeking

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    Re Berke: The only mechanical control that he has is a throttle and body movements.

    This almost qualifies as a sci-fi superhero device. Measured on the pucker-meter, this has to rate as one of the greatest inventions of all time.
     
  14. Dec 20, 2006 #13

    Ivan Seeking

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    Give it some time, and somebody will probably try this with solid rocket boosters.
     
  15. Dec 20, 2006 #14

    DaveC426913

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    "During the flight, Yves's body becomes the likes of a bird and other than a gas handle, Yves does not pilot his wings but veritably flies it, by using various light body movements that he has learned to handle with perfection. These body movements are equal to those that birds use to fly..."
     
  16. Dec 20, 2006 #15

    Astronuc

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    The banking seemed smooth.

    Also -
    :tongue2: :cool:

    I want some wings of carbon! :rofl:
     
  17. Dec 20, 2006 #16

    Astronuc

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    A big bottle rocket and a parachute. :rofl:
     
  18. Dec 20, 2006 #17

    Ivan Seeking

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    Can you say JATO?
     
  19. Dec 20, 2006 #18

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  20. Dec 20, 2006 #19
    AHAHAHAHHA, impressionnant!
     
  21. Dec 20, 2006 #20

    FredGarvin

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    I am surprised we haven't seen this in a James Bond movie yet.
     
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