Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Coanda's Very Bad Day

More like Hyposuckit Flight


Mr roT said...


Tecumseh said...

"All our data showed we had created the right conditions for engine ignition and we were very hopeful to meet our test objectives," Brink said.

Shit happens. But hey, Coanda achieved engine ignition! Trouble is, damn jet fuel burnt out his plane, too. But he got the proof-of-concept going. And had the first inkling of the Coanda effect while at it.

So there is a positive spin to be put on all of this. Better to try, and fail, than to sit on your keister, and swill ouzo. An old Romanian saying...