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Makani Asymmetric Bridle Load Challenge

Fort pointed out that Makani has adopted an asymmetric bridle for its looping kiteplane, once again adopting AWES art kPower has pioneered for years, for all
dave santos
Nov 15
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23226

New TUDelft student concept

Subject: New TUDelft student concept From: dave santos Date: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:43 AM Subject: New TUDelft student concept Note John McGinnis entering via
joe_f_90032
Nov 15
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23225

Nice Skysails Presentation

Nice Skysails Presentation From: dave santos Date: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:38 AM Subject: Nice Skysails Presentation They are using a quiver now, as predicted
joe_f_90032
Nov 15
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23224

Some critique of conventional wind and a nod for AWE

Subject phrase composed by JoeF Link provided by: From: dave santos Date: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 9:29 AM *Xenius
Joe Faust
Nov 15
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23223

TUDelft video

From: dave santos Date: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 9:26 AM Subject: *TUDelft video*
Joe Faust
Nov 15
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23222

Fort's "Valley of Despair"

An interesting commentary of Fort's at AWEC2017 regards the notorious "valley of despair" effect in technology development. Without saying so too bluntly, he
dave santos
Nov 15
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23221

Re: How Might Small AWES Significantly Impact World Energy Supply

Once again, dubious logic, that an economic kite-plant unit must be MW scale. Solar PV is based on solar cells with at most a few watts output each, aggregated
dave santos
Nov 15
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23220

Re: Kite Plant Operating for One Continuous Year

There is hidden economic bias in this test, in that GoogleX can prevail by brute spending, but still not count for much. A different sort of test is suggested
dave santos
Nov 15
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23219

Re: Tidal Stream Generators

http://www.energykitesystems.net/US7682126/DavidJosephParker2006.JPG http://www.energykitesystems.net/US7682126/DavidJosephParker2006.JPG
joe_f_90032
Nov 14
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How Might Small AWES Significantly Impact World Energy Supply

How Might Small AWES Significantly Impact World Energy Supply ================================================= Fort does not want to work on less than 1 MW
joe_f_90032
Nov 14
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23217

Kite Plant Operating for One Continuous Year

Kite Plant Operating for One Continuous Year Preliminary Draft of Rules: 1. Autonomous landings and launches during the year. The kite plant might need to land
joe_f_90032
Nov 14
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23216

Re: Fort Felker's AWEC2017 presentation video

My first viewing notes: 1. Still Fort does not recognize the several conferences before 2010. Why is that? There were others before that. Even he big one in
joe_f_90032
Nov 14
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23215

Re: Quasi-Aether in AWES Theory

Sorry, but my full-featured Yahoo mailer has bogged down my dinky CPU with ads and features, so I am resorting to basic mail mode and my links are not hot
dave santos
Nov 14
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23214

Fort Felker's AWEC2017 presentation video

Lots of new details but no big revelations- http://www.awec2017.com/presentations/fort-felker
dave santos
Nov 14
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Re: Quasi-Aether in AWES Theory

... Here's the Wikipedia Aether line-up. Note the many rich intuitive correspondences with AWES theory, which will be discussed in follow-on postings:
joe_f_90032
Nov 14
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