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Author Topic: Early rocket packs  (Read 1221 times)
Captain Lyerly
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« on: March 24, 2014, 07:52:58 pm »

Don't know if the experiments were successful, but they seem to have been going about it right.  I wonder if they were counting on colder, thinner air, or attenuated gravitic effects from the altitude, but here is a pic from an earlier episode:




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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2014, 04:06:42 am »

judging from the environment, it looks like a way to keep the 'ol gluteus warm...Wink
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2014, 06:15:34 pm »

I have a memory of old films where the rocket packs were worn with ice skates out on a frozen lake to propel the ice skater at a high velocity to set land speed records.  Never intended to lift the wearer.
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Captain Lyerly
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2014, 07:34:52 pm »

Managed to toast his buns right well, as I recall.


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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2014, 11:27:01 pm »

Man in snow attempts to take off using jet pack, rocket pack fail


apologies for the narrator - I couldn't find one without him.
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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2014, 11:30:19 pm »

Thanks Barb, I think that is the movie I as remembering.
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