Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jan 2006 19:18 UTC
Humor "Here's a question for you: what have the Nazi wartime test facility at Peenemunde and the Australian city of Perth got in common? Well, the first thing (and just about the only thing, truth be told) which springs to mind is that they are both next to large bodies of water. This is useful if you're going to test things which might go bang. Like V-2 rockets and - wait for it - flying cars."
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3-4 meters?
by Peragrin on Mon 23rd Jan 2006 21:11 UTC
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2006-01-05

Let's do some basic math, that's 10-14 feet high.

Given the surrounding trees all appear to be relatively the same height and that trees that large would be at least 5 meters tall, that car should be hitting one any second now.

of course it still looks cool.

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RE: 3-4 meters?
by glarepate on Tue 24th Jan 2006 18:15 in reply to "3-4 meters?"
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2006-01-04

The same thought occurred to me. If the vehicle is traveling at 80 kph it either came out of the trees without being harmed or is about to hit them unless it can turn at a rate that would cause the operator to black out and most standard airframes to break into pieces.

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