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Old 03-25-2011, 05:39 AM
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Flying Motorcycle for Real!

Check out Molnari's flying motorcycle. George Noory of Coasttocoast AM interviewed him the other night. Prototype is flying! It' a hybridization of a gyrocopter and a bike...the concept looks not only safe but really promising. I want one!
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Old 03-25-2011, 05:44 AM
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thanks for not posting any links or pictures, way to put effort into your post!
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:39 AM
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thanks for not posting any links or pictures, way to put effort into your post!
You remember that book the emperors new clothes. Same idea with the link lol
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Here, I will help out, it does look pretty fun, a little ugly though.
Its naked!!

YouTube - Flying motorcycle
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Old 03-25-2011, 07:03 AM
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Google, YouTube or CoasttocoastAM web site

Lots of links on Google will take you to YouTube...some people must be to lazy to look for themselves... Great interview with inventor...look if you're curious.
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Um nope not lazy. Im surfing on my phone so i won't look for it. Forum etiquette says if youre gonna talk about something that needs linking you link it. You were too lazy to post a link
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Um nope not lazy. Im surfing on my phone so i won't look for it. Forum etiquette says if youre gonna talk about something that needs linking you link it. You were too lazy to post a link
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Old 03-25-2011, 10:00 AM
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From what I can see, it is just an autogyro nothing special. They have been around longer than helicopters. Do a google image search and find more variations on this than hairs on your head.

Autogyro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Originally Posted by mcg View Post
Lots of links on Google will take you to YouTube...some people must be to lazy to look for themselves... Great interview with inventor...look if you're curious.
To lazy to look for themselves? WTF dude, you posted this, why wouldn't YOU post a link?
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Old 03-25-2011, 11:58 AM
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Yes it's a roadable autogiro or gyrocopter with what looks like pitch control horizontal stabilizer so it should be stall proof and capable of maintaining safe attitude as well as land anywhere. Four to one glide ratio and lands power out at twelve miles per hour. Pretty handy if you need to get out of dodge quickly.
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Old 03-29-2011, 05:07 PM
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1.More of a motorized gyrocopter than a flying bike really......
2.Its got 3 wheels so its really a trike.
3.zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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Old 03-29-2011, 05:25 PM
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Bogie wheels retract as speed stabilizes ala motorcycle...I've flown enough to know the ride ought to be fairly exciting...especially at low altitude!
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YouTube - Mad Max 2 Lorry Chase final scene

A bit far in (about 5 mins) but I think you'll remember this.

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I'm curious to know what it costs to fill the tank on one of these and what engine it uses.
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Originally Posted by tomzxt View Post
I'm curious to know what it costs to fill the tank on one of these and what engine it uses.
Auto Gyros range from really light, simple stuff that use 2-stroke Rotax motors to larger/heavier things with enclosed cockpits and bigger airplane engines. I've seen one with a Subaru engine conversion but the size of it didn't seem to warrant such a large powerplant.
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Now this is a flying motorcycle

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Old 03-25-2012, 06:51 AM
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WOW Its so realistic!
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Now this is a flying motorcycle
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Finally!! The early predecessor to Marty McFly's skateboard!!
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Originally Posted by lazn View Post
Now this is a flying motorcycle

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Don Roth made a hoover craft with Triumph motorcycle engines back in the 60's.
big daddy don roth hovercraft - Google Search

You remember rat fink and Big Daddy? Von Dutch? Way cool!
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that was fun! Too funny. I think that bike needed a valve job tho.
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:31 PM
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Let alone the silly bike, but whats with the goofy cloths, Reno Cops in action?
Oh and the facial makeup...
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The OP vid looks like a sh*t ton of fun, bike or not.
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I think it's definitely like a flying helicopter.. Very cool but I think I would stick with a plane regardless.
it's a little ugly IMO and too exposed to the elements
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Old 12-03-2013, 06:22 PM
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This whole thread is awesome, starting with syclones hylarious 2nd post. And that dude it the Q movie looks like the leader of the gang the warriors.


One of the best movies of all time. Not just cuz its NYC.
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And did anyone see this suggested other vid

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