Electroaerodynamics new plane flies using this technique

Discussion in 'science, nature and environment' started by teqniq, Nov 21, 2018.

  1. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

    No, I'd never heard of it either.

    Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight



    Be pretty amazing if they can scale it up.
     
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2018
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  2. HAL9000

    HAL9000 Lasting Damage

    This sounds like

    Magnetohydrodynamic drive

    Magnetohydrodynamic drive - Wikipedia

    This has been tried with boats, 1991.......

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    Yamato 1 - Wikipedia

    Problem with current technology, is that superconductors cannot operate at room temperature and battery technology cannot store enough energy. I believe the boat was powered by a generator and it would have greater performance if the generator had been used to turn a propeller rather than generate electricity. :thumbs:

    May be in the future when we have room temperature superconductors and batteries with greater storage capacity, this sort of technology will take off.
     
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  3. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    I'm all for the blue glowing things.
     
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  4. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

  5. 8ball

    8ball Considerably more oppressed than yow

    Blue glowing things can be quite hazardous. :(
     

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