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Author Topic: Crossing Australia in a kite-powered car  (Read 1560 times)
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« on: February 24, 2011, 02:30 PM »

Thought this was great. Hope it isn't a repeat post.  Grin

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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2011, 05:19 PM »

I think all would be well until they met a Road Train going the other way, or worst still being overtaken by one.

Your standard domestic cars have some difficulty with the air disturbance one of these, on the move, creates.  Huh


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« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2011, 09:06 PM »

Very cool car, hadn't seen that before myself.

I could see one of those road trains putting it a ditch though, just how many trailers do you let them stack back there? and how fast do they drive? I've heard stories from truckers about duals when they go away, do you have rocket powered escape pods on the tractors?

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