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Old 11-20-2009, 01:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks like the tractors that push a plane away from the gate. If they can be used for running up and down the taxiway to reduce fuel, then very good

There was once a thread at the HalfBakery about using linear motors to catapult planes on runways, aircraft carrier-style. The final concensus was that the beefed up landing gear needed for this would delete any fuel savings from assisted acceleration.
e·co·mod·ding: the art of turning vehicles into what they should be

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Piwoslaw's Peugeot 307sw modding thread

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