The British bureaucrats that investigate aircraft incidents dryly call the drone and pilot that shut down gatwick a piece of shit for 65 pages
Until you cut it wrong and your boat engine catches fire
So the navy is like "ok this experiment failed" and the next chapter is "how do you get extremely non rigid bags of pure av gas off the sea floor without them leaking and/or setting you on fire
This week's marine salvage anecdote is too long to screenshot but the reason for it is funny. The navy sunk a whole bunch of balloons full of aviation fuel in monterey bay.
The idea was seaplanes would pull up, plug in the hose, and the water pressure would push the fuel into the plane without needing pumps
Problem 1: tides and currents moved them around for miles
Problem 2: the local fishermen determined that if you cut the av gas with kerosene it would run their boats so yay free gas...
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