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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Flat Earth Follies: Railgun shoots Line Of Sight

Flat Earth Claim


Railgun shoots Line Of Sight.


and


Reality


Sorry, but US patent 7526988 [view pdf] says otherwise.




Basically, this one has fins and a flat side so it can steer a little bit instead of being on a fixed arc.


Can see the flat side and deployable fins here:


So, in classic form, Flat Earthers just flat out lie again.


And this page Electromagnetic Rail Gun Proposal

Shows the elevation is about 75°


And the "100 mile" projectiles go 70km and they seem to plan to go 150km up to get 240+ mile range.

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