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Old 09-27-2010, 04:59 AM   #41 (permalink)
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OK, they admit FutureCar made a mistake with the perpetual motion stuff A new agreement between Tata Motors and MDI bring the air-car closer to reality — Autoblog Green

What worries me is that Discovery Channel could even make such a mistake. No one caught that before the show was shot?


Here's something else I found by googling... my own thread on another forum. Yep, I was really pissed at Discovery. http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?p=23258568

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Old 10-08-2010, 06:28 AM   #42 (permalink)
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I really want the MYT engine. The design is mind boggling and it is so capable
if they made a 3 wheel version they could sell them as motorcycles in the USA.. Hell id pay the same price or more for a 3 wheel version.. if it came with a air compressor for at home to fill up with .. hell id pay 3500 for one witha home compressor or on board compressor for charging it up..

However .. wouldn't this be considered non powered motor vehicles.. its not using a engine per say..its just kenitic energy..


Also as for the air tank rupturing , i read up on these the air tanks are carbon fiber and if they rupture they cant explode , just crack open and release the air.. may be loud as heck but not explosive..
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You read pure BS about the safety of carbon fiber tanks. Only large factors of safety and rigorous inspection keep them safe, and they'd go up in a chain reaction if air cars were adjacent to each other.

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