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  1. Jul 16, 2016 #1

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    I think that if you just build something that is sleek looking, aerodynamic, and has a thrust generator (with sufficient power) for propulsion some fool will make it go fast enough to fly. The old theory that with enough power you can make a barn door fly.

    And if it looks sexy it will sell.

    Only problem now is can you control it. Even that is optional if the only goal is to get on U tube.

    Submit your designs here!
     
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    this one look's like it might work?? scare crow.jpg
     
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    As soon as they declassify the technology behind flying saucers, you could put three of them inside a normal car's body, but getting the radio and lights to work properly might be an engineering challenge.
     
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    but getting the radio and lights to work properly might be an engineering challenge.

    (especially if they are made by Lucas ):whistle:
     
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    Wouldn't want the propulsion system powered by Lucas components.
     
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    Can we all agree that a flying car should not drive on the left side of the street?
     
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    Well we Australians might suggest you visit a taxidermist on that point. :gig:
     
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    realy love Renaud Marion 's pics...specilaly the two you choose!

    the Jag look even more perfect, with no wheels :) love the old pick up too

    thank you
     
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    The Wizard of OZ's balloon was down for repairs so he sent Dorothy home with one of his other flying contraptions. Too bad, because she had to trade her ruby red slippers for a safety helmet.
     
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    30 or so years ago I owned two motorcycles. One had a Lucas battery, the other a Yuasa. Yes, the Lucas was crap.
    However, the Lucas battery (English company) was made in Korea. The Yuasa (Japanese company) was made in Britain.
     
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    No, we cannot; it depends on its altitude.
     
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    I should agree on behalf of Tanzania, but I actually prefer driving on the French side.
     
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    Taxidermist? Is that a guy who repairs taxis?
    Or is a taxidermist who restores what the taxi ran over?
     
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    If you are going to make a flying car, it has to be based on a Citroen DS.
     
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    It's a person you see to go and get stuffed. ;)
     
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