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Old Mar 22, 2012, 05:38 AM
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 07:09 AM
did a reversed Immelman..once.
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if you ever figure out how he does this..

....please let me know.

I can't see any cables & such..this is really freaky.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 08:41 AM
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I can't see any cables & such..this is really freaky.
His trajectory defies Physics. Since the "exhaust" was horizontal, in fact pointed up a little, there would be no thrust to keep him from slamming into the floor.

So it's either video magic, or invisible wires. The wires might very well be invisible due to the rotten resolution of the video.

PS, they have done experiments with CO2 fire extinguishers propelling wheeled vehicles, Not near enough thrust to accelerate a human to that fast, even in zero-G.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 09:01 AM
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I can't see any cables & such..this is really freaky.
Video frames are imported into photoshop all the time. With the steady cam quality of the shot, a blind monkey could do the retouching and you wouldn't know.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 09:23 AM
Did you get it on video?
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I've seen this done a different way. The person is jumping and pulling their legs up each jump. But they edit out the frames where the legs are down. Then it looks like they're flying.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 09:24 AM
Did you get it on video?
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Check the first few seconds of this video...

Stop Motion Animation - Flying Witch (0 min 17 sec)
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 09:28 AM
Did you get it on video?
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Float and Fly - A Stop Motion Experiment (0 min 58 sec)
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 10:14 AM
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One of the better examples

Eels - Novocaine For The Soul (3 min 44 sec)
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 11:49 AM
did a reversed Immelman..once.
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Video frames are imported into photoshop all the time. With the steady cam quality of the shot, a blind monkey could do the retouching and you wouldn't know.
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I've seen this done a different way. The person is jumping and pulling their legs up each jump. But they edit out the frames where the legs are down. Then it looks like they're flying.
...you are both right..& good explanation fellas..Thanks.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 12:17 PM
Did you get it on video?
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I think this is more of a wires, or a green screen example.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 12:22 PM
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Anyone interested in buying a town?
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 12:23 PM
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I've seen this done a different way. The person is jumping and pulling their legs up each jump. But they edit out the frames where the legs are down. Then it looks like they're flying.
One of the coolest nerd movies of all time.

(:43 to :44, as he runs up a wall)
The Wizard of Speed and Time Original Short 1979 (3 min 0 sec)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wiz...Speed_and_Time
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 09:32 PM
Did you get it on video?
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What kind of drugs were THEY on?
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 11:43 PM
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One of the coolest nerd movies of all time.

(:43 to :44, as he runs up a wall)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoLhLn9hVkE

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wiz...Speed_and_Time
Wow! That was amazing, and very very nerdy.
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Old Mar 23, 2012, 07:10 AM
did a reversed Immelman..once.
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....bumpercar conversion.?
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