Henryk, a frequent poster on my blog just sent me this video. It’s a wing mechanism by Pascal Martinelli. And I have to say it looks very promising. It would be interesting to see how this combines with my haptic controlling system.
This tuesday (28th feb) an article about my project and my flying dream got published in the Belgian weekly HUMO. The picture they took is awesome. They made me look like batman!It’s written in Dutch. So all Dutch speaking and reading fans out there, check it out. A part of this article is available online too: Jarno bouwt zijn eigen vleugels.
After my first testrun I had to reconsider my take-off techniques. A lot of people have commented on the way my wings move and my running; the AoA of the wings would not have been ideal and the position of my body too much a contraproductive angle.
But ever since the beginning of this project I have been watching these guys, the albatrosses. They have this similar style Continue reading →
Three geeks who call themselves Three’s a Quorum made a great podcast about ‘the least important news of the day’, and my project is one of the items they talk about. It’s fun stuff to listen to. So here it is.
These days I have been mainly focused with fixing details of the wings. So, you might have missed my regular updates? A digital friend actually wrote me wether I am still doing ok? I can tell you that I am!
First, thanks to all who have sent me very useful technical advise & help! It helped me refocus on what needed to be done after the first testflight. Continue reading →