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Old 12-15-2010, 05:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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40mph airspeed? With a tailwind, it could be faster. Sailing ships used the air and water currents to their advantage.
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...uh, 'daylight-only' operation would seem to be kinda limiting wouldn't you say?
It can go 40mph on solar power alone.
But it ALSO will have diesel engines.

So, if it's sunny, and no one is in a rush, you can move for free. At night, or to get more speed, you use the diesel.
Kind of like a hybrid car.

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A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?
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