[amsat-bb] Re: Batman est vivant

Margaret Leber 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.

from jet-man.com:

> 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
Editor, Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club Blurb - http://www.phil-mont.org
Elecraft K2 #1641 -- AOPA 925383 -- ARRL 39280

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