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originally posted by: Chadwickus
This is comedy gold!
Maybe you could sketch up what a Mars helicopter should look like?
originally posted by: SpaceBoyOnEarth
They will one day admit mars has higher density when its too obvious to hide.
Let's not confuse a good conspiracy theory with facts like a test flight, shall we?
originally posted by: moebius
a reply to: neutronflux
Yeah, the denial and display of ignorance is nauseating.
As mentioned by Arbitrageur, a full scale demonstrator has been tested in a pressure chamber under Martian atmospheric conditions.
The OP could have easily looked this information up by himself before going of on this weird rant about the impossibility of flight on Mars.
originally posted by: FauxMulder
a reply to: SpaceBoyOnEarth
You are so absolutely stuck in your own ignorance its hilarious...
no it's not, that's why nobody is talking about that.
originally posted by: belkide
Why no one is telling about the inertia that is created by the spinning blades? Thats one of the huge forces that holds a mass suspended in mid air;
That much is true with frisbee physics, or more accurately the gyroscopic effect gives it a stable orientation that helps it fly. But what holds it in the air is lift versus drag.
also makes it harder to move around.
not much science in what you said, but if you want to know the real science of how frisbees work, here's a paper about that.
But its not rocket science (see what i did there?)