French inventor fails to cross English Channel.

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  1. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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  2. Asbo Zaprudder

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    Carrying the fuel in a sack on your back seems a tad risky - especially if your design is possibly intended for military use.
     
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    Maybe next time.
     
  4. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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    True a bit risky there but hey he's French.

    When the French invasion begins the UK can shoot Jammy Dodgers at the French hordes.

    And check this stupid thing out.

     
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    Put the propellers on the bottom and he could mow the grass at the same time!
     
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    Well as it stands that thing is a lawsuit waiting to happen. The propellers should have been caged
     
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    Watching that first clip in silence at work (for obvious reasons), I imagine the various musical cues, particularly the "chase" themes from "Jonny Quest" playing!
     
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    Hmm.. JATO bottles.. it just needs a few JATO bottles.. :biggrin:
     
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