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Dynamic soaring glider clocks 399 mph

Dynamic soaring glider clocks 399 mph

Remote controlled gliders (ie. without engine) use dynamic soaring to achieve record breaking speeds. From Wikipedia: Dynamic soaring is a flying technique used to gain energy by repeatedly crossing the boundary between air masses of significantly different velocity... Some seabirds dynamically soar by repeatedly diving into the valleys of ocean waves, and then wheeling back up into the air. http://tiny.cc/lvo4o

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Filmaddict Filmaddict (3635 days ago)
Impressive, but surprisingly not that interesting.
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Impressive, but surprisingly not that interesting.
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Guest: Daemn (3634 days ago)
Latest comment: 399mph was a while ago. Current world record is 446mph at this same location.
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Latest comment: 399mph was a while ago. Current world record is 446mph at this same location.
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Guest: (3637 days ago)
You had to be there.
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You had to be there.
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Guest: My Name (3636 days ago)
Love the way he's wearing ski goggles like he's doing extreme sports... or maybe it's 'anti-glider in the face at 399mph' protection?
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Love the way he's wearing ski goggles like he's doing extreme sports... or maybe it's 'anti-glider in the face at 399mph' protection?
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Guest: S_Nick (3634 days ago)
When standing on a sandy/dusty hill in the wind, you too would want to wear something to make sure you don't get shite in your eyes.
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When standing on a sandy/dusty hill in the wind, you too would want to wear something to make sure you don't get shite in your eyes.
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