single line mode test

A project log for Daisy Kite Airborne Wind Turbine

Ram air kites spin a parachute and transfer torque to ground

Roddy Roddy "Rags" Read 07/13/2014 at 20:030 Comments

The Disy ring was tested directly inline with the lifter kite.

Configuring this way I had no direct control over the tension in the rotation axis... (actually I had a light back line behind which could take the back end down if needed)

Anyway, Here's the "proto promo" / test vid... I just happen to have been brought up and live on a gorgeous island. So handy for backgrounds