In a comment to Friday’s post about an airport van being sucked into a jet engine intake, reader Al in Ottawa provided the link to a Top Gear video showing what happens when motor vehicles pass too close to the other side of a jet engine. It’s impressive. Watch it in full-screen mode for best results.
I’m glad I wasn’t in either of them . . . or that airport van!
Heh, I'd like to see them try that with a Phantom in full burner… 🙂
Here's a clip from 1993 showing what happens to a pickup.
I think Mythbusters did a school bus, too.
Here's a video from Feb 1991 of an A6 mishap.
His helmet got ripped off his head and shut the engine down.
While you're at it…..
more screwed-up engineering goodness.