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Believe it or not. Now they have flying Lawnmowers. See one fly he
http://www.jumpingpixels.com/747lawn.html

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The "Flymo" has been around since the early 80s at least.

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Believe it or not. Now they have flying Lawnmowers. See one fly he
http://www.jumpingpixels.com/747lawn.html

Believe it or not? I don't. Anyone who knows anything about
aeronautics knows that you have to have a lifting surface (wing-like
shape) to get things to fly. I did not see any such surface in the
video. And although the handle could be used as a horizontal/verticle
stabilizer, the surface area is not large enough to be as maneuverable
as the video shows.

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Believe it or not. Now they have flying Lawnmowers. See one fly he
http://www.jumpingpixels.com/747lawn.html


Believe it or not? I don't. Anyone who knows anything about
aeronautics knows that you have to have a lifting surface (wing-like
shape) to get things to fly. I did not see any such surface in the
video. And although the handle could be used as a horizontal/verticle
stabilizer, the surface area is not large enough to be as maneuverable
as the video shows.

Bob

I think they used to say that given enough power, you could fly a barn door:
http://www.flyingthingz.com/products.html

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Bob wrote:
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Believe it or not. Now they have flying Lawnmowers. See one fly he
http://www.jumpingpixels.com/747lawn.html


Believe it or not? I don't. Anyone who knows anything about
aeronautics knows that you have to have a lifting surface (wing-like
shape) to get things to fly. I did not see any such surface in the
video. And although the handle could be used as a horizontal/verticle
stabilizer, the surface area is not large enough to be as maneuverable
as the video shows.

Bob

I think they used to say that given enough power, you could fly a barn door:
http://www.flyingthingz.com/products.html

[The F4 Phantom II) "America's Proof To The World That With Enough
Power Even A Brick Can Fly".

http://www.craigcentral.com/models/f-4e/default.asp

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In article crstg.21677$LS6.12151@trnddc03, says...
Bob wrote:
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Believe it or not. Now they have flying Lawnmowers. See one fly he
http://www.jumpingpixels.com/747lawn.html


Believe it or not? I don't. Anyone who knows anything about
aeronautics knows that you have to have a lifting surface (wing-like
shape) to get things to fly. I did not see any such surface in the
video. And although the handle could be used as a horizontal/verticle
stabilizer, the surface area is not large enough to be as maneuverable
as the video shows.

Bob

I think they used to say that given enough power, you could fly a barn door:
http://www.flyingthingz.com/products.html

[The F4 Phantom II) "America's Proof To The World That With Enough
Power Even A Brick Can Fly".

http://www.craigcentral.com/models/f-4e/default.asp


In the mower's case, the deck of the mower is the wing.
In addition to the F4, add the F-104 and the C-124.

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Believe it or not? I don't. Anyone who knows anything about
aeronautics knows that you have to have a lifting surface (wing-like
shape) to get things to fly. I did not see any such surface in the
video. And although the handle could be used as a horizontal/verticle
stabilizer, the surface area is not large enough to be as maneuverable
as the video shows.


The deck can also be a lifting surface. The "engine" can also be slotted to
act as a multi-wing lifting surface. It has been some years since I flew
RC planes, but I've seen some crazy stuff fly and fly well. Hell, I've seen
some real aircraft that look as though they won't fly but they do. Before
you say "no", go to a model airplane contest and see what can be done.


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Believe it or not. Now they have flying Lawnmowers. See one fly he
http://www.jumpingpixels.com/747lawn.html


Believe it or not? I don't. Anyone who knows anything about
aeronautics knows that you have to have a lifting surface (wing-like
shape) to get things to fly. I did not see any such surface in the
video. And although the handle could be used as a horizontal/verticle
stabilizer, the surface area is not large enough to be as maneuverable
as the video shows.

Bob


My first reaction is NOT to believe it either. But I've been wrong
before. In this day and age it's hard to believe "anything" you see on
the net.
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http://www.jumpingpixels.com/747lawn.html

Late '70s.
Sky acres airport, NY, RC fly-in.

Not only did I see the lawnmower fly, snoopy's doghouse got airborn as
well!

Dave

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