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Team ETHOS’s pumpkin chucking machine, the Phoenix, launches a pumpkin through the sky during the annual Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Pumpkin Chucking competition, Oct. 21. The Phoenix is a type of torsion machine that generates power through the twisting of ropes at the root of a throwing arm. Team ETHOS uses the Phoenix’s built up torsion power to catapult pumpkins thousands of feet through the sky. (U.S. Air Force Photo / David Dixon)


AFRL researcher brings science, history to chucking pumpkins

Team ETHOS’s pumpkin chucking machine, the Phoenix, launches a pumpkin through the sky during the annual Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Pumpkin Chucking competition, Oct. 21. The Phoenix is a type of torsion machine that generates power through the twisting of ropes at the root of a throwing arm. Team ETHOS uses the Phoenix’s built up torsion power to catapult pumpkins thousands of feet through the sky. (U.S. Air Force Photo / David Dixon)

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