Giant Kite - MOTHRA 1 - maiden flight over Texas hay farm
Intended to provide a stable structure for lifting People and
Equipment (turbines, oscillating power wings, platforms etc...)
This scale prototype is the lifting component for a Kite Farm.
Made of ~50 tarps and lots of rope.
The arch's soil anchors are buried deep in sticky East Texas "gumbo."
Made in collaboration between Kitelab Austin, W.O.W., and Util Llc.
Principle developer is Dave Santos with Ed Sapir.http://tech.groups.yahoo.co...