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Originally Posted by Steelbarrage View Post

Where I live there is a large mountain that hang gliders and para gliders always launch from and they never go out if there is any wind.
I'm talking about how the kite material is loose and not rigid in the video.
Even in the wind the kite material will go rigid regardless of wind or if he flaps.
Edit:
Kites use an airfoil design to fly.

Not disagreeing with any of these points, but you are overlooking much.

Only half the wing material is lose, the front half of each wing (which is where most of the lift is supposed to be generated) is made of these ribs attached to a carbon fiber spar, with a taught skin over them:

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Most hang gliders do not go out in wind, but many most certainly have/do.

Kites do use an airfoil design to fly, but they are fully flexible/collapsible.
Edited by Blameless - 3/21/12 at 7:31pm
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He's got wings, he's running down a slope, against the wind. Apparently he takes to the air, gains some altitude, then glides to a landing a short distance away.
His wings flap, and supposedly add some modest degree of thrust. The wings are powered by a pair of electric motors connected to four 5000mwH batteries.
I have no idea if that fits your definition of him actually flying.
I am pretty sure, that even if it does turn out to be real, that this thing would not be able to take off without a substantial headwind, and would not be able to maintain level flight without some kind of updraft.
I think the article and video title is the biggest source of controversy. If it was labeled a "flapping wing hang-glider" most people wouldn't have given it a second thought.

Well if it requires some certain condition like you mentioned etc. Then i won't consider it real flying.

If you consider that flying, then i will say that a man is capable of flying even without those devices attached to its body, all you need is a strong wind to be able to "fly"
Edited by ghostrider85 - 3/21/12 at 7:43pm
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The pressure gradients exist across the entire surface of the wing not just the rigid part.
Thats why I keep referring to the loose material.
If this were real that loose material would be rigid from the different gradients.
That is all I'm trying to prove.
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I was going to edit but Blame posted something I agree completely with. Either way, you should at least look at the wings more. They are shaped and designed at the front with a very rigid frame. It is even stated that the fabric isn't supposed to do most of the lift.
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Not disagreeing with any of these points, but you are overlooking much.
Only half the wing material is lose, the front half of each wing (which is where most of the lift is supposed to be generated) is made of these:
260
Most hang gliders do not go out in wind, but many most certainly have/do.
Kites do use an airfoil design to fly, but they are fully flexible/collapsible.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zV5lDzrJ2k&feature=related

The problem is that there are only a few of those foils on each side and they are like 7cm in thickness. You can see this at 0:42.
The way the material on the leading edge is so loose, there is no way for the wings to ever hope to be rigid.

BTW, there is no way he is a mechanical engineer. Did you see him using the grinder LOL..
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post #125 of 192
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Originally Posted by Steelbarrage View Post

The pressure gradients exist across the entire surface of the wing not just the rigid part.
Thats why I keep referring to the loose material.
If this were real that loose material would be rigid from the different gradients.
That is all I'm trying to prove.

I'm not seeing much lose material while it's in flight, except at the tips, and the motions of those parts can just as easily be explained by the flapping (which is obviously altering the airflow gradient) as by it being a hoax.
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The problem is that there are only a few of those foils on each side and they are like 7cm in thickness. You can see this at 0:42.
The way the material on the leading edge is so loose, there is no way for the wings to ever hope to be rigid.

The part supported by the ribs looks pretty rigid, and you don't want to use more ribs than necessary, because they add weight.

The material on the trailing edge is lose mostly near the tips, where the motion from the flapping is most pronounced, and this is apparently by design, as that motion is what would be creating most of the additional thrust (the swim fin analogy).

No, I didn't see him using the grinder, I only skimmed the videos other than #14, but I have seen some engineers who weren't very handy.
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Yeah, not all engineers are handy with every tool.
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I am referring to the trailing edge flapping up and down.
It can be seen best in the side shot.
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Quote:
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The part supported by the ribs looks pretty rigid, and you don't want to use more ribs than necessary, because they add weight.
The material on the trailing edge is lose mostly near the tips, where the motion from the flapping is most pronounced, and this is apparently by design, as that motion is what would be creating most of the additional thrust (the swim fin analogy).
No, I didn't see him using the grinder, I only skimmed the videos other than #14, but I have seen some engineers who weren't very handy.

I will cede to you the point about some engineers not being very handy. Though most mechanical engineers I know are, I realize that is not a very large sample. I also understand that if you were to actually design something like this weight would be of huge concern. IMO though a lightweight airfoil that extended the entire length of the leading edge of each wing would be more effective. You could cut down on weight by not making them extend so far towards the trailing edge, like the design of many hang gliders. That or an interior skin that was attached very tightly to the chassis of his design to actually make it rigid.

It appears to me like there is nothing to indicate these wings would actually remain rigid under the stresses of lift:
02.jpg
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If I may point out he is incredibly sloppy for being a supposed mechanical engineer.
Look at how dirty and cluttered his shop is.
My engineering classes stress cleanliness and organization in our work so I can't understand how he can have such a dirty work area.
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No head wind ( he would not be able to hold wings like this) and no slope to take of from.

and testing in a small park with so many trees around ..lol... yeah right!!!

 

noflight.jpg

 

Look at the guy on the left  lol

 

 

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