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The Associated Press
Posted on: Friday, September 10, 2004
JACKSONVILLE — A South Florida businessman says he's going to try to reduce the strength of Hurricane Ivan by flying a Boeing 747 into the edge of the hurricane and dumping thousands of pounds of an absorbent material into the storm.
Peter Cordani of Jupiter plans to try to knock the storm down by one or two categories by dropping tons of powder that absorbs 3-thousand to 4-thousand times its weight.
Cordani is chief operating officer of Dyn-O-Mat, a company that sells environmental absorbent products such as mats for mechanics. He believes his product, SK1000, would cause a shearing action and a 15 degree cooling of the storm.
Cordani has been working on his plan for five years. He has assembled a team of experts, including two former astronauts, moonwalker Edgar Mitchell and Scott Mac Leod, who tested the lunar module.
Cordani is in contact talks to lease a 747 tanker from Evergreen Aviation in McMinnville, Oregon.
Originally posted by SIRR1
does every thing have to be terror related.
What if dyna-gel works.
A hurricane could be stopped at sea.
just think about it for a minute
Originally posted by EnronOutrunHomerun
How is this guy going to get clearence from the USAF to fly over this thing?