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Old 22nd March 2012, 05:21 AM
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First Man in History to fly like a bird

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Old 22nd March 2012, 05:27 AM
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Re: First Man in History to fly like a bird

There are people who are skeptical. See for instance this Wired article. And this discussion.

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Old 22nd March 2012, 07:19 AM
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Re: First Man in History to fly like a bird

Yeah, shame, because it would be cool if it was real.
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Old 22nd March 2012, 09:13 AM
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Re: First Man in History to fly like a bird

Nah don't think so, probably some artists trying to see if they can get large scale media attention.
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Re: First Man in History to fly like a bird

maybe, but even the myth-busters don't think it's fake.
http://www.tested.com/articles/43440...-human-flight/

We'll see soon enough.
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Old 22nd March 2012, 09:28 AM
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Re: First Man in History to fly like a bird

Let's hope so, I am bored of taking public transport to work everyday :D.
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Old 22nd March 2012, 02:53 PM
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Re: First Man in History to fly like a bird

How much mass do you think that guy has? (including the wings)

Do you think he was producing anywhere near the lift required to fly? ie. 200 lbs of thrust if measured straight up?

Not even close.

It's fake.
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Old 22nd March 2012, 08:05 PM
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Re: First Man in History to fly like a bird

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How much mass do you think that guy has? (including the wings)

Do you think he was producing anywhere near the lift required to fly? ie. 200 lbs of thrust if measured straight up?

Not even close.

It's fake.
I don't think its a claim of man powered flight.

It's more a claim of emulation.

The powerful electric motors are a dead give away.
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Re: First Man in History to fly like a bird

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17487366
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