[amsat-bb] Re: Batman est vivant
maggie at voicenet.com
Sun Feb 18 14:48:43 PST 2007
On 2/17/07, Margaret Leber <maggie at voicenet.com> wrote:
> Having seen video of this guy, I didn't see any evidence that he could
> actually gain significant altitude. He jumps out of a plane, glides
> around for a while, then pops a parachute to land.
> Since this First success, Yves did more than 30 motorized flights,
> improving this first prototype with the help of his team. He could fly as long
> as 6 minutes 30" and even with a little climb rate.
"even with a little climb rate" == "no significant altitude gain"
I note he's looking for sponsors. There's one born every minute.
73 de Maggie K3XS
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