Thread: Edison2 VLC
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Old 01-30-2011, 03:59 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cfg83 View Post
ecofreak -

I agree that Edison2 has the best game plan, but I think their design is radical as compared to "regular" cars. From the outside I also think of the Edison2 and Aptera as relatives. They both look like airplane fuselages to me.

Thats a thought, with that in mind once they're finally put into product..

With the right modifications could the Aptera/Edison2 Fly?

Now before you start yelling NO! @ me, hear me out. I've been looking around at the webs countless examples of failed "flying Cars" I have found a design that has merit and looks fairly simple to "Bodge" on/into an Aptera/Edison2 design.

Here- parajetautomotive .com

Simply its an ATV with a Parachute bolted on, with a propeller sticking out the back (yes its much more complicated then that but that it in a nut shell.) Now regardless of power source (electric/small gas engine) Could this design be adapted to the Aptera or Edison2? Grant it the stock shocks would have to be swapped out and some controls rigged inside, and some serious reinforcement structurally, but besides that, It doesn't seem to be much of an impossibility.. Right?
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