Re: SPACE: Roton in New Scientist
Tue, 11 Aug 1998 02:25:35 EDT

In a message dated 98-08-11 02:07:00 EDT, you write:

<< right. however, rotary blade flight is not particularly efficient. one example
ishuman powered flight. athletes have pedalled across the english channel, yet
human powered hover is yet to be accomplished (last i heard anyway). i hate to be in the she'll-never-fly-orville crowd, but michael, i can assure you my friend, the roton will not fly. nooooo way. {8-[ spike


You need to read his site first, he has changed the plans since whenever the rumors started a few years ago, its not a helicopter any more, the blades are only being used on the way down.