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    Quick trips

    Doc could use this to make a quick CAB run and be back before Mitsy knew he was gone
    http://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2019...rboard-vpx.cnn
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    Re: Quick trips

    Saw that on my News Station this morning. Pretty amazing stuff
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    Re: Quick trips

    I can't understand how stable it appears with no visible control surfaces.
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    Re: Quick trips

    Quote Originally Posted by Gliderman8 View Post
    I can't understand how stable it appears with no visible control surfaces.
    Just guessing there must be a computerized, gyroscopic stabilization system similar to the Segway.
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    Re: Quick trips

    Quote Originally Posted by Basil View Post
    Just guessing there must be a computerized, gyroscopic stabilization system similar to the Segway.
    You're probably right, buuuuuut
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    Re: Quick trips

    I don't think it is for me anyway.
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    Re: Quick trips

    Mits saw similar a few days ago, called my attention to it. I'll wait for the version what'll fetch th' CABs autonomously. I want to be INSIDE anything that flies.
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    Re: Quick trips

    "Hold my Cabernet & watch this".....
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    Re: Quick trips

    Quote Originally Posted by DrEntropy View Post
    Mits saw similar a few days ago, called my attention to it. I'll wait for the version what'll fetch th' CABs autonomously. I want to be INSIDE anything that flies.
    As George Carlin said: "To begin their boarding process, the airline announces they will preboard certain passengers. And I wonder, How can that be? How can people board before they board? This I gotta see. But before anything interesting can happen I’m told to get on the plane. “Sir, you can get on the plane now.” And I think for a moment. “On the plane? No, my friends, not me. I’m not getting on the plane; I’m getting in the plane! Let Evel Knievel get on the plane, I’ll be sitting inside in one of those little chairs. It seems less windy in there.”
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