I wonder if Makani has developed an implications wheel analysis of it's market proposition? http://www.implicationswheel.com/land-airbus.html Rod Readroderickjosephread
The alignment of fabric fibres plays a crucial role in material response to edge tensions. Very often in AWE we want smoothly adaptive forms, subtle curves,roderickjosephread
Save the plants! I don't know what's more ethically questionable... Your ill informed intent to engage in genetic engineering plants... Or these folks tryingroderickjosephread
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.
Top-level AWES aspects: Designing, Validating, Inspecting, Assuring Safety, Assuring Quality, Siting, Communicating, Insuring, Certifying, Operating & Maintaining, Piloting, Observing, Controlling, Advertising, Selling, Adjusting, Decommissioning.
We have many leaders discussing and sharing technology.
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Un-tethered airborne wind power plants are included. RATs on powered aircraft and unpowered aircraft are embraced in this forum. IFOs are welcome.
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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