Originally Posted by EddieS
The "Spruce Goose" did fly.
So was not the point - The FH will float, it is right now... but for how long? The SG flew for a mile and has never been flown or attempted again. Big deal.
A (wood) plane the size of SG is impractical, even Hughes
admitted that. A 65ft homeless depot cat is impractical, but this guy won't back down until someone is seriously hurt or dies... and I bet even then he will blame all the "naysayers" instead of his construction methods...
He is not a fool for building the boat that he wants - he IS a fool for not using tried and true construction methods, nothing will change that fact. Even if it actually does sail, it will always have issues, some may not be able to be overcome. But I doubt he will ever admit them.