[ExI] flying cars?
spike66 at att.net
Sun Jun 26 18:16:06 UTC 2011
On Behalf Of Kelly Anderson
Subject: Re: [ExI] flying cars?
>...I can't imagine that the environmentalists are going to let anything
like this happen,
Ja, I will be sure to not ask their permission.
>... since any machine of this sort is going to get worse mileage than a
Worse mileage than a Hummer? In free flight, it would get worse mileage
than a loaded semi-truck. But in ground effect it would likely do OK.
Something like this racing around cones on a frozen lake would be a terrific
sport. We need new sports. The ones we have all have evolved excellent
strategies, so that the best of the best all play nearly indistinguishably.
But a new sport doesn't yet have an optimal strategy, so it is being
Since this thing would be difficult to control, I envision time trials with
only one vehicle out there at a time. To make it a competition between
drivers (pilots?) everyone would drive (fly?) the same air-bike, then see
who can run the course the fastest.
Oh my, there is money to be made here.
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