Talk:1038: Fountain

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A pulley and a rock do this pretty well too, although it's a wee bit dangerous. What with the falling rock and all. Davidy22[talk] 07:07, 2 February 2013 (UTC)

The military method of rescueing personnel consists of an plane snagging a balloon attached to the person. If the line is long enough, the rescue is safe, for any speed of aircraft! Quite a thrill! --DrMath 05:41, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

Can someone post a link to the principle at work here? 108.162.216.13 02:31, 16 August 2015 (UTC)