Planes Thread

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  1. Fishon

    Fishon I Will Close You

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    Tanner@XoticPC Company Representative

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    Update: Looks like someone else already has the same idea. Not a thing yet but still.

    http://workhorse.com/surefly
     
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    Well, I guess that's a step in the right direction; it will cut your head off instead of your legs ;)

    They both look extremely dangerous, open blades below or above, not a good idea.

    We need some kind of ducted fan with idiot-proofing on the intake / exhaust.
     
  4. killkenny1

    killkenny1 Too weird to live, too rare to die.

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    My country also got into flying taxi business. This is what we have developed:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Seems a little unstable, what does that rear fin even do, deflect propwash from something?
     
  6. Fishon

    Fishon I Will Close You

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    Oh my. A terrible flashback from my youngest days.

     
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    Flight Tests of EHang 184 AAV at Guangzhou in 2017
     
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    How far can the plane glide if it loses power?

    All the way to the scene of the crash.
     
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