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Video: X-Jet

Postby xcthulhu on May 15th, 2011, 12:42 pm 

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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby Jordan on May 15th, 2011, 1:41 pm 

What I find more surprising is not the absence of production but just how small it is. Where do all the thingies go, there seems to be very little space for the engine and fuel etc. That's a darn good design, very compact and powerful, who knows with modern technology and design. I can easily imagine safety and security concerns at having a go anywhere, do anything transportation. Criminals and polo players will be having kittens at this.
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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby Fuqin on May 15th, 2011, 1:58 pm 

And where in Sci-Fi do we see these retro chariots , there a must , Jorge jettison of the table thx 4 that , the world of science never stops giving even from the past .
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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby Fuqin on May 15th, 2011, 2:02 pm 

Oh my god its 1974 there must be LSD involved
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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby Jordan on May 15th, 2011, 2:10 pm 

I didn't mention in my post as I unable to recall the specific film, yet a design strikingly similar featured in a film that I'm sure was fully functional, multiple units and post '74. Many years have passed since but maybe the dream lives on in celluloid somewhere.

That's one contraption where LSD consumption would make for an interesting experience.
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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby Terry on May 16th, 2011, 11:23 am 



How come I find it so unrealistic?! I never see the downward thrust coming from the jet. The plants around the jet are just standing still. Only in one view that I see some dust moving up from the ground but it seems to be caused by a slight explosion.
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Postby jetnet22 on September 15th, 2011, 12:07 am 

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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby wolfhnd on September 15th, 2011, 2:13 am 

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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby edy420 on September 15th, 2011, 5:06 am 

I bet I could get this thing to do back flips.
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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby wolfhnd on September 15th, 2011, 2:58 pm 

This thing functioned so well why didn't 007 have one?
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Re: Video: X-Jet

Postby Dave_Oblad on September 20th, 2011, 4:26 pm 

Yes, I saw this machine a few weeks ago on the Science Channel. They gave up on it back then because it was so difficult (and unsafe) to fly. Try standing on a beach ball (in water) to get the partial effect. With todays computer compensated balancing using rapidly deployed XY thrusters, I'm thinking it's time for a makeover and manufacturing. Especially for the hobbiest market. I'd sure love to fly this!!!
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