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imaginationeer
 Canada
The High Winger Printer Friendly Version
The design idea is for a medium to long range two-engine aircraft in either a larger wide body configuration or narrow body. The engines would be rear-mounted and be either similar to short distance airbus engines or those on longer distance Boeing 787 or 777 aircraft. The high wing design is based on the BAe 146/ Avro RJ and some turbo prop aircraft. The main differences are that this design could be larger or smaller and the engines are rear mounted similar to the MD 88 and others. The safety and passenger aspects of this design are listed below
Safety
As the this is a high wing design fuel tanks would be above he ground and would not be compromised in a wheels up emergency landing. The engines are also above ground level and would not be compromised in an emergency wheels-up landing. The mid wheel nacelles would be wide enough to prevent the plane from tipping over in a wheels-up emergency landing and could be equipped with inflatable air bags to act as buoyancy devices in case of a water landing. Also due to the high wing and high engine design these would not snag on waves or dig into the water if an emergency landing on water is required.
Passenger Comfort
Unlike the Avro (which is a high wing design with engines attached underneath the wings) and other traditional low wing designs, all window-seat passengers would have excellent views, and with a rear engine design noise levels would be acceptable.
    

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Joon Ho Shin
 South Korea
Rooftop Monorails Printer Friendly Version
In the downtown areas in major cities heavy traffic is the big issue, since it is waste of resource and time and polluting the air. Therefore the government tries to reduce the heavy traffic and solve many problems. However, we can't build new road or subway since we have no space on the ground or under the ground. So I thought it would be nice to make a road in the rooftop by connecting the rooftop of buildings with road.
Since it is much more dangerous than the road on the ground, there should be many safety net and only government granted monorails should be allowed. Office workers can get off at the rooftop. This will solve heavy traffic and also relieve the dependence of subway. People feel stressed in early morning because of crowded atmosphere during rush hour. This makes people uncomfortable from the beginning of the day so if people using subway decreases people can start the day with joy and this will increase the efficiency of workers so corporations can also benefit from this.

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imax500
 Australia
Bike Helmet Black Box Printer Friendly Version
The core of this invention is the inclusion of a "black box" recorder in bicycle and motor bike helmets. This black box recorder would be similar to other black box recorders, would monitor and record key information, which can then be recovered and replayed after an incident. The key information that would be recorded is speed, velocity, altitude, G-Forces, impact force and the like. The information could be used variably for (a) identifying root cause of accidents for insurance and legal reasons, (b) identifying technology opportunities for improvements to helmets, (c) creating databases of user habits with the opportunity for educational-based improvements to prevent accidents, and (d) in creating data that may aid medical treatment where head injuries have occurred.

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