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It looks like it shouldn't be stable, but so does this ducted fan platform from the 50's. I can't understand why it doesn't tip over when its leaned forward - there must be a point where if it leans too far it will. Two of these strapped together though, you wouldn't need the counter rotating blades to stop it spinning.

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It looks like it shouldn't be stable, but so does this ducted fan platform from the 50's. I can't understand why it doesn't tip over when its leaned forward - there must be a point where if it leans too far it will. Two of these strapped together though, you wouldn't need the counter rotating blades to stop it spinning.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_UtPmb3Z-o
I already posted that.

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That's amazing. It looks so awesome, but yeah... why would they post a video of them shooting smoke/steam through the blades instead of actually maybe... you know... well.. RIDING IT!? Especially if it can go @ said speeds.
I think it can most likley go at said speeds.....

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...one step closer to Podracing!!
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I did read your post, and the rocket motor platform you posted lead me to the petrol engined fixed propeller earlier version, it just seemed relevant and also mentioned the inherent stability and problem of engine failure - prolly why they moved to a rocket motor with no moving parts except the throttle.
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I did read your post, and the rocket motor platform you posted lead me to the petrol engined fixed propeller earlier version, it just seemed relevant and also mentioned the inherent stability and problem of engine failure - prolly why they moved to a rocket motor with no moving parts except the throttle.
Oh ok. I got ya.

You guys are a bunch of haters.


Also if COG is you guys only argument then it's nullified.







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The videos are blocked at my work, but from the pictures, it seems like they've only run it tethered to stakes in the ground. I see this as a massive accident waiting to happen. At least with a motorcycle you have the centrifugal force/angular momentum actually helping to keep the bike upright. And even if the engine dies on a bike you can still coast without issue. What about a propeller-driven vehicle that doesn't rely on anything but propeller to generate lift? Anyhoo, that aside, I'd imagine that without a stabilization system like what's put in segways this invention will never get off the ground. pun intended

It's a neat invention, but I highly doubt something (at least in this iteration of the technology) will come of it.
    
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Have you ever seen James Bond? He has cars that can go underwater and fly and they are ALL ASTON MARTINS

his undrwater car was actually a Lotus....i know this because it was one of my favorite Lotus models ever built....
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The videos are blocked at my work, but from the pictures, it seems like they've only run it tethered to stakes in the ground. I see this as a massive accident waiting to happen. At least with a motorcycle you have the centrifugal force/angular momentum actually helping to keep the bike upright. And even if the engine dies on a bike you can still coast without issue. What about a propeller-driven vehicle that doesn't rely on anything but propeller to generate lift? Anyhoo, that aside, I'd imagine that without a stabilization system like what's put in segways this invention will never get off the ground. pun intended

It's a neat invention, but I highly doubt something (at least in this iteration of the technology) will come of it.
You mean like a helicopter?
    
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You mean like a helicopter?
Yes, but helicopters at least have cockpits, cages, etc., as opposed to just sitting on a seat between two propellers. This "hoverbike" is nothing revolutionary, and seems like a step backward.
    
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