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Congestion beater

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Saw these two miscreants jumping off our local pier today.

One way to beat the traffic!

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I just got to get me one of those. :-D

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If you want to try it.....you can :)

https://gravity.co/flights/

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Hmm, maybe hailing their success a bit prematurely
http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/1 ... up-in-sea/

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I SO wish that these were a reality (and within my price range!!!);

https://weirdomatic.com/moller-skycar.html

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
01 Sep 2018, 18:07
I SO wish that these were a reality (and within my price range!!!);

https://weirdomatic.com/moller-skycar.html


Not with "inexpensive wankel engines" you wouldn't.

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The original design called for a pair per nacelle, and they can remain airborne if each nacelle only had one engine running. Plus, NASA were using the basic design for training drones.

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I want to swap my hiccuping 407 for that Steve, what do you think my chances are?

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moizeau wrote:
01 Sep 2018, 22:05
I want to swap my hiccuping 407 for that Steve, what do you think my chances are?


Pretty remote I imagine, unless it is Jay Leno's hoverboard.

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Even better:

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How about these for beating the congestion?;

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/news/ups ... spartanntp

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Think I'll stick with the Invacar!

...or a Stolly, then sail up the Thames...the only "driving" I'd happily do in London...

That said, folks tend to give you space when you're driving one anyway...

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Congestion busters are getting more interesting;

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/news/wor ... spartanntp