Comments on AirScooter II Ultralight: Heinlein's Copter Harness?
In 1954, Robert Heinlein described a "copter harness" - you will soon be able to buy the AirScooter II, an easy-to-fly ultralight aircraft that comes pretty close. (Read
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|"There is a very nice homebuilt floating around (sorry) for 30k.
It is smaller than this and seems better engineered.
Link tomorrow, if I find it."
( 10/25/2004 1:46:59 PM)
|"This vehicle has a hover height of 50ft. I don't know how it will do going over a 100ft cliff or butte. Would it drop quickly to the 50ft level??? Or drop further?"
(m jones 11/12/2004 7:28:36 PM)
|"You'd better wear a parachute, this thing won't autorotate."
(Jim Frisby 4/19/2005 3:14:50 PM)
|"see the Pentecost Hoppicopter a company was formed in 1945. Its earliest prototype which was straped on. "
(Steven Soden 4/23/2005 11:34:37 AM)
|"I want plans for this air craft"
(Brendon Lanning 9/14/2006 7:05:03 PM)
|"will someone plz send me priceing on the airscooter heilo im dying to buy one thank you asap
(firstname.lastname@example.org 11/8/2006 2:55:30 PM)
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