Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Where do they get those wonderful toys?

Look! Up in the sky. It's a hang-glider. It's Batman. No, it's new special forces stealth paratroopers?

I'm not kidding. Have a look for yourself:



In a telling move, Daily Mail even named this file "batman070606_546x600.jpg." We could use more stuntman-originated ideas in military ops.

4 comments:

petallic said...

Hm, if it only carries 210 pounds total, that eliminates the linebacker-sized soldiers. They might wanna rethink that. My Marine friends all weigh in excess of 180.

patsbrother said...

That's pounds of equipment.

petallic said...

It says, "The wing takes a 15 stone load including guns and equipment."

Dante said...

I just don't see marines flying in on gliders or sneaking up on the enemy. I think all the "Hoo-Rah!" shouting would give them away before they ever touched the ground. I'll bet there are plenty of ninjas that weigh under 180. A squadron of winged ninja assasins would be pretty sweet. If nothing else, Evel Knievel probably only weighs 180.