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Old 02 September 2009, 11:08   #1
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helicopter engined black rib

Anyone remember the black rib at ribex that was supposed to be helicopter engined??? ANyone know if it ever worked or have any pics of it??
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Old 02 September 2009, 11:15   #2
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No reason why it shouldn't, its just a jet engine like in this boat:

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Old 02 September 2009, 11:16   #3
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Was it this one???
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Old 02 September 2009, 20:16   #4
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Was it this one???
thas it!!! I never seen or heard of it since! sexy beast aint it
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Old 03 September 2009, 02:48   #5
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bizarre looking .. I'd like a rooster tale, like the first boat though and yes I've tried trimming out (at 6 knots) lol
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anyone know who built or designed it??
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Was it this one???
That one had a tiny turbine in it - probably one used as a generator / starter for bigger motors. That was the last I saw or heard of it, the bloke was a bit paranoid, he had removed all of the seats from it as he was scared of having someone copy them.
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Was it Jon Aldiss?
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Was it Jon Aldiss?
Sorry I didn't get his name?
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