Planes Thread

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Jarhead, Dec 29, 2015.

  1. Fishon

    Fishon I Will Close You

    Reputations:
    7,789
    Messages:
    1,334
    Likes Received:
    5,694
    Trophy Points:
    531
  2. Support.2@XOTIC PC

    Support.2@XOTIC PC Company Representative

    Reputations:
    477
    Messages:
    3,116
    Likes Received:
    3,468
    Trophy Points:
    331
    Update: Looks like someone else already has the same idea. Not a thing yet but still.

    http://workhorse.com/surefly
     
    hmscott likes this.
  3. hmscott

    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

    Reputations:
    4,652
    Messages:
    16,175
    Likes Received:
    19,896
    Trophy Points:
    931
    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.

    Reputations:
    7,525
    Messages:
    4,455
    Likes Received:
    8,586
    Trophy Points:
    581
    My country also got into flying taxi business. This is what we have developed:
    [​IMG]
     
    hmscott likes this.
  5. Support.2@XOTIC PC

    Support.2@XOTIC PC Company Representative

    Reputations:
    477
    Messages:
    3,116
    Likes Received:
    3,468
    Trophy Points:
    331
    Seems a little unstable, what does that rear fin even do, deflect propwash from something?
     
  6. Fishon

    Fishon I Will Close You

    Reputations:
    7,789
    Messages:
    1,334
    Likes Received:
    5,694
    Trophy Points:
    531
    Oh my. A terrible flashback from my youngest days.

     
    hmscott likes this.
  7. HTWingNut

    HTWingNut Potato

    Reputations:
    21,573
    Messages:
    35,411
    Likes Received:
    9,864
    Trophy Points:
    931
  8. killkenny1

    killkenny1 Too weird to live, too rare to die.

    Reputations:
    7,525
    Messages:
    4,455
    Likes Received:
    8,586
    Trophy Points:
    581
  9. hmscott

    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

    Reputations:
    4,652
    Messages:
    16,175
    Likes Received:
    19,896
    Trophy Points:
    931
    Flight Tests of EHang 184 AAV at Guangzhou in 2017
     
    Fishon likes this.
  10. Support.2@XOTIC PC

    Support.2@XOTIC PC Company Representative

    Reputations:
    477
    Messages:
    3,116
    Likes Received:
    3,468
    Trophy Points:
    331
    How far can the plane glide if it loses power?

    All the way to the scene of the crash.
     
    HTWingNut likes this.
Loading...

Share This Page