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Old 26th Feb 2006, 20:51
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The rare eccentric stikes again!

This is one very unusual concept.....even Dave cannot top this one!

http://www.alexisparkinn.com/photoga...d-bat-suit.wmv
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Old 26th Feb 2006, 21:21
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that's great.... aboslutely crazy.

what really amuses me are the old-style rubber hot water bottles strapped to his chest as fuel bladders!
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Old 26th Feb 2006, 21:27
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Why is it I kept waiting for a Wiley Coyote ending?
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Old 26th Feb 2006, 21:33
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YESSS! Finland.....
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Old 26th Feb 2006, 21:42
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This must be the result of the dark and cold winters we have overhere!!
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Old 27th Feb 2006, 00:26
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What kind of engines?

Is he using large model airplane engines or are they small APU's?
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Old 27th Feb 2006, 02:04
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That's Awesome!!!
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Old 27th Feb 2006, 02:24
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Buzz bomb

I must be feeling the pressure of GWs presidency....what a cheap dirty bomb.
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Old 27th Feb 2006, 04:08
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They are microjets

The motors he strapped to his shoea were Micro jets. I saw them at their booth at Oshkosh air show last year. They have about 5 sizes and they have installed then on , in-line skates, scooters,barstool and other stuff.
I think they were about $5,000 USD - $25,000 USD
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Old 27th Feb 2006, 06:40
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"I gotta get me some o' those!"
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Old 27th Feb 2006, 08:45
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I know Ryan Air's prices are cheap but if that's the way you've got to travel, that's ridiculous! This is what happens when you combine too much/too little sunlight with home brewed Finish vodka!
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Old 27th Feb 2006, 09:29
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Fantastic!! Nutcases one and all, but where would we be without them?
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Old 27th Feb 2006, 20:04
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Future contestant for the Darwin award, perhaps?
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Old 28th Feb 2006, 01:34
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Now what would be amazing is if he could do a vertical take off with them and maybe even a hover!!

That is just a top video!!

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Old 28th Feb 2006, 03:54
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Because you watched the Road Runner every Saturday morning. I did and when I when to learn to fly I when to "Acme School of Aeronautics" After all If Acme could supply Wiley with all of his little toys to do in the Road Runner, then he had to be a pretty good flight school was my reasoning for going there.




( It was a very good school was run by retired AF Colonels and one General, they also published the Acme test guides, before the test became public you got the blue book to prep for the writtens back then 85 was an excellent score)
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Old 28th Feb 2006, 20:38
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These are the engines:

http://www.heward-microjets.co.uk/

At 159kg thrust Nimbus can hover with a pilot/eccentric, but not for long at 79kg fuel/hour...

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Old 28th Feb 2006, 21:12
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perhaps you could stick one on each side of an R22....??

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Old 1st Mar 2006, 11:18
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Richard Branson's ordered 10 and is already taking bookings for trips to casualty.

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