Monday, 30 May 2011
Skylon concept looks a bit like something from Gerry Anderson
Mention in the previous comments thread of the similarity between the ESA/UK Skylon concept and Fireball XL-5 reminded me of this even more striking similarity (basically the same concept, I think, just a few years back) with the doomed Fireflash atomic airliner:
Personally I think the world would be a better place if more stuff looked like it had come out of Gerry Anderson shows.
Let's just hope they can get the wheels down for landing, though. Curse that Hood!
Yes, it's a slow news day.