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Repro Flying Buzz Bomb.....way cool

Discussion in 'Living History' started by PzJgr, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. PzJgr

    PzJgr Drill Instructor

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    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    Nice. is that the actual engine used...it does look like the engine fires a few times a second. could hear why it was called a "buzz bomb", but only after flyby.
    was that actual size, and could they be released from a truck, in ww2?
    seems like a scaled down replica.
     
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    Uses a pulse jet...not particularly high tech. It does look quite realistic, the weight would be the biggest difference.

    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
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    It looks pretty lightweight. Looks like it struggles to gain speed at liftoff but still pretty cool.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Two of my oldest friends mounted a pulse-jet engine on a pickup truck.

    "Because we couldn't find a Delorean."
     
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    if was to hazard a guess- the very front of the engine had those mini turbines skydivers use, which would explain the high pitched whine, while a small pulse jet provided the "buzz" after flyby.
    cool video.
     

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