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MythBusters Episode 97: Airplane on a Conveyor Belt

2008-1-30 · busted. First some small-scale tests were performed with a model airplane on a treadmill and the plane was able to take off. For the large-scale test, the MythBusters used a 400 pound ultralight aircraft with a 2000 foot tarp under it. The tarp was pulled backwards to simulate a moving runway. The ultralight pilot had no trouble taking off.

Stupid People Refuting MythBusters over Plane/Conveyor …

2008-1-31 · The (in)famous "Plane on a Conveyor Belt" experiment was run last night on MythBusters and, as physics dictates, the plane takes off. That was a terrible experiment. The whole basis for the myth was that the airplane could take off from a treadmill traveling at the same speed as the aircraft. Unfortunetly during their testing they failed to ...

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2008-1-30 · Discovery | Science Channel | Discovery Channel | Air Date: January 30, 2008. Starring: Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, Robert Lee (XXVI), Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara. Summary: It was cut from a previous episode, but now its got its own episode! Its Plane on a conveyor belt!

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Airplane on Conveyor Belt Myth | Mythbusters Wiki

2022-7-31 · The Myth - A plane cannot take off while sitting on a conveyor belt moving in the opposite direction. Verdict - Busted Notes - The MythBusters first performed a small scale test with a model airplane and a small conveyor belt and were not able to get the model plane to take off from the belt, it merely fell off the front of the conveyor belt. They then tested a model …

Will a plane take off on a conveyor belt? Explained by FAQ …

This is because the thrust of the airplane engines acts on the air, not on the ground. Can a 747 take off on a conveyor belt? Imagine a 747 is sitting on a conveyor belt, as wide and long as a runway. The conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels, moving in the opposite direction. Can the plane take off?

MythBusters airplane on a conveyor belt

MythBusters airplane on a conveyor belt (too old to reply) Peter Clark 2008-01-30 21:36:43 UTC. Permalink. For those interested in such things, the MythBusters show titled "Airplane on a Conveyor Belt" is in TVGuide to air tonight at 9pm Eastern US on Discovery/Discovery HD. ...

MythBusters (S06E03): Airplane on Conveyor Belt!

It was cut from a previous episode, but now its got its own episode! Its Plane on a conveyor belt! Episode Viewers and Ratings. Season 6 Episode 3 of MythBusters resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic. MythBusters Season 6 Episodes... s06e01 - James Bond Special - Part 1; s06e02 - Lead Balloon! s06e03 - Airplane on Conveyor Belt!

Can an Airplane Take Off on a Moving Runway?

2018-1-31 · First, there is the MythBusters episode from 2008. Actually, ... The MythBusters made a giant conveyer belt with a plane on it. It was awesome. Second, there is the xkcd answer to this question ...

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 · Can cockroaches survive a nuclear war? It has long been claimed, but Adam and Jamie decide to finally see whether or not this common claim is true. Later, they see whether or not an airplane could get the speed to take off by rolling on a conveyor belt. Finally, they test whether or not cans of shaving cream can explode if a common prank goes awry.

Mythbusters, airplane on a conveyor belt

A plane is standing on a runway that can move (some sort of band conveyor). The plane moves in one direction, while the conveyor moves in the opposite direction. This conveyor has a control system that tracks the plane speed and tunes the speed of the conveyor to be exactly the same (but in the opposite direction).

Here''s The Actual Science Behind That Plane Takeoff …

2017-8-11 · The question goes like this: "Imagine a 747 sitting on a large conveyor belt, as long and as wide as a runway. The conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels, but run in ...

Mythbusters: Airplane on a conveyor belt

 · I don''t know of a more suitable forum to post this so I''m going to start here with a rough draft. Myth: If an airplane is placed on a conveyor belt that spins in the opposite direction from which the plane is trying to take off and the conveyor belt matches the planes speed, will the plane ever take off? Authors answer? No, because the plane will not be moving relative to the …

Can A Plane Taking Off On A Conveyor Belt Mythbusters?

Can a plane taking off on a conveyor belt Mythbusters? Answer: preassumptions cause this situation to be physically impossible. The second – as shown in Mythbusters – is a little different: "An airplane cannot take off from a runway which is moving backward (like a treadmill) at a speed equal to its normal ground speed during takeoff".

MythBusters testing airplane on a conveyor belt

2007-11-1 · The reason for this is the wheels are completely independent of the motor of the plane so the conveyor belt would only change the speed of the wheels and not the plane. The only thing that makes the plane move is the engine, the wheels are just here to help it roll. The argument that a non moving plane won''t fly is utterly useless.

MythBusters: Plane on a Conveyor Belt

MythBusters: Plane on a Conveyor Belt. By Ben Tomhave on January 30, 2008 10:28 PM. This week''s MythBusters episode was awesome! They tackled the amazingly controversial topic of whether or not an airplane can take off while on a conveyor belt. And, I have to say, the results at first surprised me, until it all finally clicked.

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Mythbusters Video Guide: Airplane on a Conveyor Belt

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Mythbusters Airplane on a Conveyor Belt …

2022-7-14 · The Mythbusters are determining if an airplane can take off from a moving conveyor belt. Tory, Kari, and Grant are also testing to see how well cockroaches and other insects can survive nuclear radiation.

Mythbusters: Airplane on a conveyor belt

 · Interview with Joshua Howard Re MS FLIGHT - March 2012 Interview with LMOC Re P3D - September 2012 The AVSIM Hack - First Published in May, 2009 The AVSIM Hack - The Full Story - Published April 2013 ... Mythbusters: Airplane on a conveyor belt. By Guest Staggerwing, March 22, 2008 in Hangar Chat. Recommended Posts ...

MythBusters: "Airplane on a Conveyor Belt" Review

2008-2-1 · After all, the myth says that the plane and the conveyor belt need to be traveling at the same speed. Once the guys went full scale, they used a …

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Plane vs. Conveyer Belt: Hell Yeah the Plane Takes Off

2008-1-31 · Last night the Discovery show Mythbusters settled a longstanding debate: whether an airplane on a conveyor belt (running in the opposite direction as …

Ask Adam Savage: Plane on a Conveyor Belt Controversy

Ask Adam Savage: Plane on a Conveyor Belt Controversy. Tweet. Tested member Jordon Freeman wanted to know, "Do you think the controversy caused by ''plane on a conveyor belt'' will ever end?". Oh boy. Here''s Adam''s answer, and thank you, Jordon, for your support!

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2008-1-30 · Airplane on a Conveyor Belt. In this three-myth blockbuster the team takes a crash-course in remote controlled airplane flying, bug-out by testing the "cockroach survival" theory, then return to fraternity pranks with exploding cans of …

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2022-5-17 · MythBusters title card. Non-fiction TV Series (2003-2018) Starring: Jamie Hyneman Adam Savage Robert Lee (Narrator) Kari Byron Tory Belleci ... Episode 3 Airplane on a Conveyor Belt. Registration N110MJ, c/n 96235 built in 2002. Boeing 747-121. Episode 3 …

Mythbusters Experiment

 · Mythbusters Experiment- Airplane Conveyor Belt. Quote; Post by NismoDriver240 » Wed Jan 30, 2008 3:13 pm . tonight at 9 (EST) mythbusters will test if an airplane could take off of a runway made out a conveyor belt. the trick is, the faster the plane goes the faster the belt goes in the opposite direction. will the plane be able to lift-off? ...

"MythBusters" Airplane Hour (TV Episode 2007)

2007-12-12 · Airplane Hour: Directed by Alice Dallow, Tabitha Lentle. With Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara. Jamie and Adam take wing to test if a person with no flight training can safely land a 747 and if a plane can take off from a conveyor belt speeding in the opposite direction. Tory, Grant, and Kari jump on some Hollywood-inspired skydiving myths.

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Plane on a conveyor belt

2016-7-17 · As the plane moves forward – the conveyor belt accelerates. Keep in mind the preassumption "conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels". When the aircraft moves forward then its wheels have to travel further than the conveyor belt has moved back. But this is impossible in this situation.

MythBusters tackles "plane on a conveyor belt problem"

2008-1-28 · MythBusters tackles "plane on a conveyor belt problem". Mark Frauenfelder 11:16 am Mon Jan 28, 2008. Last night I spoke to Adam Savage, co-host of MythBusters. He''s in Alaska, where current ...

Aeroplane + Conveyor belt on mythbusters

 · RobM77 said: Planes are driven by pushing on the air, and this doesn''t change whether on or off a conveyor belt. Take off speed is relative to the air, and the plane is powered by pushing on the ...