Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalcar?

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Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalcar?

Post by Dauntless » Mar 21 2012 2:08am

When the video started I thought it was going to be an RC plane. The airframe is actually a time honored design for gas engines.

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Re: Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalc

Post by Hillhater » Mar 23 2012 12:36am

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Re: Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalc

Post by Nehmo » Apr 27 2012 1:16pm

The vid skipped the two most important parts, takeoff and landing. And the crowd seems to be treating the pilot like he's a daredevil. The plane looks too small to fly carrying a human payload.
But if you look at the gang making these, they look like a level-headed bunch. It comes in a 4 engine version.
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Re: Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalc

Post by jkbrigman » Apr 27 2012 1:41pm

More information about the Cri-Cri:

Designer's Website:
http://www.flight.cz/cricri/english/index.php

Builder's Website:
http://www.cricri.zoomshare.com/

This is a proven and well-known design in the aircraft homebuilding world. Only real problem with it is that bigger-sized adults can't fit in one.
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Re: Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalc

Post by svt/r&d » Apr 28 2012 11:47pm

you should see the one that uses the micro turbines 8)

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Post by Dauntless » Apr 29 2012 3:39pm

svt/r&d wrote:you should see the one that uses the micro turbines 8)
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Post by biohazardman » Apr 29 2012 5:24pm

Saw that awhile back looks like fun to me sure I would fly it if I ever got the chance.
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Re: Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalc

Post by svt/r&d » Apr 29 2012 7:15pm

Dauntless wrote:
svt/r&d wrote:you should see the one that uses the micro turbines 8)
Bring it on. . . .
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Re: Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalc

Post by mud2005 » Apr 29 2012 9:46pm

wow! being a small guy < 130lbs I would totally fly that :) looks like about as much fun as you can have legally.
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Re: Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalc

Post by Nehmo » May 02 2012 9:08am

biohazardman wrote:... sure I would fly it if I ever got the chance.
If you're willing to ride a bike on a city street, the risks flying a little plane are tame in comparison.

I'd get in one of those planes too. But I don't foresee anybody lending me theirs, so, the only route is to build one. I wonder what it would take.
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Re: Would You Fly in Something the Size of a Sidewalk Pedalc

Post by buzzfirst » May 07 2012 2:39pm

Hope you are not in the U.S.A. The last time I checked they would not sell anything associated with the Cri Cri to the U.S.

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