Posted: Mar 04, 2011 6:50 am
by The_Metatron
I'd need one question answered:

Where does the energy come from to reverse the relative windspeed between the wind and the vehicle?

Once you match wind speed and direction, the relative windspeed is zero. You're traveling exactly along with the air molecules. This is easy to replicate in still air. So, this vehicle should just be able to tear ass around in still air.


Edit: My original judgment on this phenomenon was mistaken. My retraction here. Rick's achievement is fascinating.