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Like Peter Pan

2006-03-21 21:02:04.49616+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

From Mars Saxman, First jet-powered Birdman flight, with video. Guy straps two 18lb jet engines to his ankles, jumps off of balloon with his skydiving suit, achieves level flight (for a little while).

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-03-21 21:40:04.182495+00 by: meuon


#Comment Re: made: 2006-03-22 18:20:35.607587+00 by: petronius

In a more advanced test. he used 2 25-lb engines and his ankles reached 300MPH; unfortunately, the rest of him was left behind.