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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MMike, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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  2. ICEBALL585

    ICEBALL585 Bacontard

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    Wow, that thing is pretty damn cool.
     
  3. $tinkle

    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    sort of soccer related, too
     
  4. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Tag sort of related.

    Edit: Damn, that things goofier than a football bat. Cool though, I want a turn.
     
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  5. rockofullr

    rockofullr confused

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    Those blades are turning so slowly. Doesn't even look like it should work.
     
  6. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    the giant surface area negates that
     
  7. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    ICP should write a song about this
     
  8. Colonel Angus

    Colonel Angus Monkey

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    Excellent! I've been watching their progress since they got serious after getting Kickstarter funding. This is great.

    But the physicist in me wonders how the blades develop so much lift yet seem to turn so slowly. But the proof is there.
     
  9. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    the internet speculator in me says the ratio of mass to the size of the blades
     
  10. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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  11. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Looks flexy.
     
  12. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    that's so cool. I want to try it too.

    The rub is that the functionality is because of the size, and the size is what sort of makes it impractical for transportation. Hmfph.
     
  13. johnbryanpeters

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    That's not the proof, it's the pudding.
     
  14. Sandwich

    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    Finally! Now my dream of being able to hover my own football field sized helicopter within a small area and height can come true! I can finally not go anywhere and spend tons of money to do it!

    Cool novelty though.
     
  15. eaterofdog

    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    Good ol vortex ring state wrecking helicopters since 1944
     
  16. jdcamb

    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    What happened?
     
  17. buildyourown

    buildyourown Turbo Monkey

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    They figured out how to make experimental helicopters as boring as soccer