Flying Carpet illusion - EC
A spectator is selected from the audience to act as an assistant to the magician. The magician draws attention to a black carpet being supported in mid air only by two, lone standing swords and a thing wooden base. The assistant is placed on top of the carpet and the wooden base is carefully removed, leaving the assistant balancing on top of the two swords. Then, much to the amazement of the audience, the swords are removed from under the carpet, leaving the assistant suspended in mid air.