Re: [ksurf] IDEA!!!!
- Is the helium idea a trawl...? Searching the archives for helium should
provide hours of enjoyment.
If it isn't a trawl, apologies for sounding slightly cynical. The idea has
been tried before by several people and mooted extensively, IMHO.
Marleau Belanger wrote:
> I'm not great at physics or anything but I just came up with an idea.--
> The speed at which a kite TURNS is based on a few factors but WHICH of
> these factors plays the most important role?
> 1) Weight of the kite.....obviously a larger kite weighs more and would
> turn slower....same as it is hard to swing a bat that weighs 10 lbs
> 2) The Size of the kite......the larger the kite...the more drag it
> creates for itself making it turn slower.
> 3) Aspect ratio....not really sure how this affects the turning....
> But lets say for example that we had two identical 20M inflatable
> leading edge kites where one of them weighed in at it's normal weight
> and the other weighed in at 0 lbs. Would the one that weighed nothing
> have better response?
> Here's the question I REALLY want to ask!
> Has anyone ever tried inflating their kite with Helium???????????
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