a riv[e]ting topic
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
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. :(
PS: Many of Studio Ghibli's films have great flying machines.
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