[amsat-bb] Re: Batman est vivant

John Ronan jronan at irishsystems.com
Mon Feb 19 07:16:47 PST 2007

shh.. I've not seen it yet...

On 19 Feb 2007, at 10:19, John Heaton wrote:

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> On 18 Feb 2007, at 03:52, Margaret Leber wrote:
>> On 2/17/07, George Henry <ka3hsw at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>> Not to encourage Luc's off-meds/off-topic postings, but is this
>>> for real?
>>> Those wings don't quite look like they have sufficient surface
>>> area to
>>> support 200 pounds or so of man & jet engine.......
>> 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.
> After watching Top Gear on the BBC last night, I'll believe that
> anything could be made to fly if you stick a big enough rocket to the
> thing.   They strapped a Reliant Robin to something that looked
> remarkably like a Shuttle assembly and launched it.  What surprised
> me was when the damn thing actually took off....
> John
> p.s: To you Yanks etc., a Reliant Robin is a small 3-wheeler car.
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