Re: [NTLK] [OT] up in the sky

From: Mark Bock (
Date: Tue Jun 25 2002 - 11:30:42 EDT

>When I was a teenager, my Physics teacher at school told us about his GCSE
>metalwork project. Apparently he built a pulse jet engine as found on the
>V1 flying bombs. IIRC this was strapped down onto a pram chassis. He said
>lighting involved a group of pupils with blowlamps and when it did get
>running, it shot out across the school playing field, somersaulted and
>burst into flames.

Wow, that sounds like the coolest high school project ever! :)


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mark bock

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