posted on Oct, 5 2012 @ 10:56 AM
reply to post by PhoenixOD
I agree that this is pretty useless in the real world, but it's on track to becoming something useful. This stage is definitely noisy and dangerous,
which is why most of the companies, which were attempting to develop something for the military, stopped there. These guys are doing something for the
fun of doing something, and with, from my understanding, no government funding. So who's to say where this could
These guys are just starting out, so maybe they haven't had the time or confidence to go forward with the higher and faster videos. Even if they
have, it's not always the best idea, especially in a competitive industry, to lay all your cards out on the table at once. I'm sure we'll see them
eventually. There's no need to be so pessimistic.
reply to post by Vasa Croe
I believe it was the author of the thread who drew the comparison to Star Wars
and not the people behind this. Also, ducted fans are actually
incredibly efficient. They typically have very high thrust to weight ratios.