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candoo
28th Jan 2009, 22:15
.............or maybe I don't

YouTube - The water-pack (http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=DUMk3a_ekH0)

Is this possible, the jet of water doesn't look powerful enough to levitate him :confused:

tony draper
28th Jan 2009, 22:24
Don't see why not the water is much denser that a gas,more mass being ejected backwards, a equal and opposite reaction and all that jazz.

Sallyann1234
28th Jan 2009, 23:26
Quite feasible. If you have seen the effort it takes two strong firemen to hold a hose jet....

Howard Hughes
29th Jan 2009, 04:29
What a hoot, I think Buster needs one of those today...;)

tinpis
29th Jan 2009, 04:40
Tsk...the C02 emissions from the pump motor. wasting valuable earthy hydro carbony whatname thingys, and greenhouse gasserating the carbon fibre glass layer in the universal hemisphere :=

Howard Hughes
29th Jan 2009, 04:49
It's called the 'Jet-Lev', more info here (http://www.jetlev-flyer.com/)...:ok:

henry crun
29th Jan 2009, 06:40
candoo: If you want to see how powerful a jet of water can be, enter Jetsprint in You Tube search.
Much more powerful engines but the principle is the same, some of those boats can out accelerate most super cars.

Loose rivets
29th Jan 2009, 06:42
Mmm, that rendition would have Richard Strauss turning in his grave:*


Plenty of power. There'd have to be, the overhead of the water-filled pipes must be pretty high.

airfoilmod
29th Jan 2009, 09:33
who need that enema.

AF

BoeingMEL
29th Jan 2009, 13:27
....sooner or later you're going to collide head-on with a woman coming the other way on the wrong side of the lake:ugh: bm:ugh: