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Old Oct 02, 2014, 07:25 PM
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Could a cardboard glider pack be possible?

I had an interesting thought: Is it possible to make a glider pack (Jetpack that only glides) out of cardboard? I mean that would be awesome if you could just make one out of a box and jump then glide away . Seems possible to me but it would probably have to be super advanced and huge.
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Old Oct 03, 2014, 07:24 AM
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Sure that should work, go find a nice tall building and leap off.
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Old Oct 03, 2014, 09:55 PM
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I'll hold your beer and video it.
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Old Oct 03, 2014, 10:52 PM
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Lol that's the funny but hard part.
You do it right? Glide.
You do it wrong? Splat.
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Old Oct 04, 2014, 12:14 AM
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You do it wrong? Splat.
Yes, the reason for the camera

Honestly though, I would model this extensively then take your finished designs to a university and let them analyse it with much more powerful computers and algorithms before ever performing a manned test.
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