a riv[e]ting topic

woodelf bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Fri Jan 12 17:27:27 CST 2007


Chuck Guzis wrote:

> No quibble there.   BTW, my friend tackled the BeDe5 as his first-
> ever construction project.  I was appalled at some of the Homer 
> Simpson-ish construction techniques he used and really worried that 
> he was actually going try to get the thing airborne.  In the end, he 
> lost his nerve and interest and sold the carcass for pennies on the 
> dollar.

I still say the best aircraft design other than  Nausicaa's jet guilder
( from the movie Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind) is the human power machines.

> OTOH, the harpsichord I built still sits in my living room happily 
> tinkling away 32 years later...  :)

Drat... I Can't hear it from here. :(

> Cheers,
> Chuck

PS: Many of Studio Ghibli's films have great flying machines.
  http://www.nausicaa.net/miyazaki/films/



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