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, "Tom Schum" <thomasjschum@...> wrote:
> It doesn't seem to me that these can be the same, since Miklos'
> thruster does not produce an ion-wind. The MK-1 IAF thruster
> 1. Works only in the atmosphere.
> 2. Runs by producing ion-wind.
> TWO DIFFERENT ANIMALS!
Actually, nobody knows for sure if Miklos' thruster uses an ion wind,
or not. He says it doesn't but has never really tested it to be sure.
Further, he has never tested his device in a hard (~10e-6 torr)
vacuum, so it likely "works only in the atmosphere," too.