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2008-06-11 11:45:00

Flying saucers may soon be more fact than mere science fiction.University of Florida mechanical and aerospace engineering associate professor Subrata Roy has submitted a patent application for a circular, spinning aircraft design reminiscent of the spaceships seen in countless Hollywood films. Roy, however, calls his design a "wingless electromagnetic air vehicle," or WEAV.The proposed prototype is small "“ the aircraft will measure less than six inches across "“ and will be...