Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Up, Up and Away!

In the annals of Kool, this thing is cleared for some considerable altitude. Have a look:

Ever since the Solotrek company went belly-up in 2003, I'd been sadly resigned to the demise of the personal flying vehicle (though there may yet be some life in the old girl). Naturally, I was plenty stoked to see this mentioned in the comments of a long-forgotten tech-blog post.

The recon and Special Forces insertion possibilities of this thing are obvious, the civilian uses (beyond the Just Plain Rad factor, of course) are rather less so.

But it's the kind of thing I just feel a little cooler for sharing a world with, anyway.

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