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Old 10-15-2007, 09:58 PM   #41
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like when Vin Diesel does it on with the corvette?
AHA! that must be were I got my idea of messed up physics from.... now I know it wont work
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Old 10-15-2007, 10:00 PM   #42
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make an ejection seat out of the passenger seat.. then pull the shoot
hmmmm, now theres an idea.....

darn classes, Ive missed so much
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Old 10-15-2007, 11:47 PM   #43
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Or just find a real swoopy road like 335 and pull the cord just over the crest of the hill... I'll follow and film it...
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Old 10-16-2007, 10:28 AM   #44
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How would i know this. I don't wear no wussie parachute when I stunt. I know if I do a Christ air over 80mph it throws me on the backseat of the wing. So I am guessing a parachute open woul suck you off at a slower speed than 80.
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Old 10-16-2007, 10:39 AM   #45
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A parachute would never work. It's physically impossible. Speed, Angle, Hill, Ejection Seat.... none of those would work.

Parachute are not designed to create lift, they're designed to reduce fall rate.
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Old 10-16-2007, 10:48 AM   #46
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A parachute would never work. It's physically impossible. Speed, Angle, Hill, Ejection Seat.... none of those would work.

Parachute are not designed to create lift, they're designed to reduce fall rate.
What about a kite? Have you thought of that?
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Old 10-16-2007, 10:51 AM   #47
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What about a kite? Have you thought of that?

oooooooooo..

see now that's a good idea....

but i still think the absolute best bet is a paraglide.
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:02 AM   #48
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When I witnessed GixxerBill cutting his GSXR1000 in half after throwing an air show at TWC T7 and WALK AWAY, I believe he can do anything.
He's a superman.
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:13 AM   #49
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When I witnessed GixxerBill cutting his GSXR1000 in half after throwing an air show at TWC T7 and WALK AWAY, I believe he can do anything.
He's a superman.
Ahhh where is the blushing smiley. We miss you nutmeg come back to TEXAS. You could be winter texan at least.
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:15 AM   #50
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Ahhh where is the blushing smiley. We miss you nutmeg come back to TEXAS. You could be winter texan at least.
Miss you too, Bill.
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Soon.
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My neighbor at the beach flies his grandkids on a parasail tied to the back bumper of his parked jeep...



He also lands his cessna on the beach, buzzes beach wedding 10 feet over the crowd, and mock dogfights over the water. Last year his brother landed in the field by our house, couldn't take off into the wind, and so he took off with a tailwind. Hit the top of the geotube and landed upside down in the gulf in 3 feet of water. So, anything can be done, if you are stupid enough to try it.

A big enough chute, at the right speed, and you'd be standing upright at jogging speeds after a serious g-force decelleration.
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:50 AM   #52
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actually parachutes (ram air type not rounds) are designed to create lift not reduce fall rate. It is the same concept of a wing. That is why you can create lift by flaring them and don't pound yourself into the ground on landings.

Now if you have means of thrust then it acts as a plane would, think power parachutes.

Rounds are meant to reduce fall rate, or crate drag if its a military type round, if its a sport round or steerable then it can create lift as well when thrust is applied, like the parasailing ones do (notice the defend configuration in openings and vents to allow for this).
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alright maybe consider this

Lets go back to the helmet issue. We all know that at highway speeds, holding your head up will cause you to feel a little lift on your helmet, Im pretty sure you can start to feel this at 60 mph. I KNOW I have heard of people who had their face mask flipped open by the force of wind, and I KNOW I have heard of a passenger or two being pulled off the back of a bike by this force - regardless of who it was, it sounds logically possible.

Implication of this = the direction of wind over the rider and bike are somewhat uppwards towards the rear of the bike and head of the rider. SO the question is how much lift is produced here at a given speed.


Here is the overall objective, get the passenger rider to be launched off a moving motorcycle with enough lift that he / she wont be smashed into the ground (and preferably live through it) but with enough force to make it.... interesting.

Is the agreement that we can do this with a parasail?
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actually parachutes (ram air type not rounds) are designed to create lift not reduce fall rate. It is the same concept of a wing. That is why you can create lift by flaring them and don't pound yourself into the ground on landings.

Now if you have means of thrust then it acts as a plane would, think power parachutes.

Rounds are meant to reduce fall rate, or crate drag if its a military type round, if its a sport round or steerable then it can create lift as well when thrust is applied, like the parasailing ones do (notice the defend configuration in openings and vents to allow for this).
You couldn't fly off a bike with a Ram-Air as you would with a paragliding wing. That's what I meant.
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