Fantastical aerotrain

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Fantastical aerotrain

Post by steamie1 » Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:58 am

School project, I got the lads to create this. R/C/ control operated with brakes & throttle controls.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-KQNq66cvw

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Post by laalratty » Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:40 pm

I do like a good aero powered loco, they manage to be as insane to run as a mamod at its most unpredictable...! Saying that, that one looked to be handling very well.
"What the hell is that?"
"It's a model icebreaker sir."
"It's a bit big isn't it?"
"It's a full scale model sir....."

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Post by kandnwlr » Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:58 pm

This is almost too reliable to be classed under Alternative Power :shock: Excellent work :D

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Post by jim@NAL » Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:04 pm

that's quite fantastic now I wish that did that sort of thing at my school

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Post by jim@NAL » Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:07 pm

or I should say when I was at school

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