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July 31, 2010

Human-Powered Hydrofoil (Wasserläufer) — Episode 3: Back to the 50s

More precisely, to 1953, when German engineer Julius Schuck demonstrated it (above), taking it out for a jaunt on the Isar River in Munich.

This would seem to put paid to the claim, noted here last Saturday, July 24, 2010 in Episode 2, that Swedish engineer Alexander Sahlin invented the machine in the 1990s.

July 31, 2010 at 10:01 AM | Permalink


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