Originally posted by warset
UFO projects are not going to work in at least another 50years, so any UFO related projects are not very interesting
or at least to me
So then what made you come in here then? D'OH!
For the others who ARE interested...
The Avro project was quite definately a Coanda effect "saucer" design.
The Coanda effect is quite valid and works on all fluids, air, water AND plasma, which is the key to actual practical saucer applications. Both the
AFRL and LANL have been working on plasma technology for decades, as have contractors like Lockheed...
What makes you think they haven't got anywhere? LOL
As to the Coanda effect craft being a :dead issue", why is the US Navy publishing documents about it in 2000? Hmmm?
The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) has successfully simulated the Coanda Effect....PDF
PDF File www.fluent.com...
And to those that believe the technology that powered the Avro idea doesn't work... have a look at these two test videos from JLN Labs.
Windows Media films...
Coanda Effect UAV - JLN Labs Demo Video Test Flight #1
Coanda Effect UAV - JLN Labs Demo Video Test Flight #2
There is also a British company working on the same thing GFS Products
They make great surveillance craft...
And as to that plasma tech I was talking about?
LOOK MA! NO AILERONS!!
Seems the Coanda effect and plasma flow is very efficient indeed...
Revolutionary Hypersonic Aerospace Vehicles
With Plasma Actuators That Require No Moving Parts
Air Force Research Laboratory
[edit on 18-4-2007 by zorgon]