Based on Joe's teachings, we define parachutes as kites (as a class), so its quite natural to pop any kind of sorft-kite from packs. There is a spectrum ofsantos137
There is still a place for short stacks, if the split wingtip similarity case of many birds can be applied. Also, many successful designs tolerate obvioussantos137
DaveS, As often, your analysis raises some interesting perspectives. "...its axis more horizontal than vertical..." : that makes stacks lessbenhaiemp
Kite energy systems work to fulfill tasks or provide energy for others to use.
Advance the science and art
of tethered craft (anchors may be fixed, mobile, moving, or even flying)
for capturing and utilizing
fluid stream kinetic energy.
Analogues in air and water form one art party. Domina Jalbert made it clear to the world that any sky-kite system has its obvious analogue in water, and thus obvious to those skilled in the arts.
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A simple kite is already a wind turbine performing works. But this forum aims to advance kite systems for accomplishing small and humble tasks and huge global heavy industrial tasks. The tasks may include such as lifting, pulling, radiating light, radiating electricity, transporting goods and people. Thousands of tasks await solutions by kite systems (AWES).
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