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Swing Wings

Wings for swinging
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Attached to your hands, you have wings which let you push the air like an ornithopter.

Best if you were suspended from a harness.

pashute, Jul 08 2013

Hammock Fin-oar-rudder The idea that started this [pashute, Jul 08 2013]

Aero-feather http://www.youtube....watch?v=IA6HVNO51P8
proof of concept [pashute, Jul 08 2013]

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       I have a feeling that these would end up acting like airbrakes instead of intended purpose.
xenzag, Jul 08 2013
  

       Please Ceilings ie Plea Sea-Lynx
pashute, Jul 08 2013
  

       I had some success carving shapes out of sandwich-layered cross-linked close-celled poly-olefin if I remember correctly. They sort of store energy because they are bendy.
JesusHChrist, Jul 08 2013
  

       Hang a weight that is a little lighter than you on the other side of a pulley above the swing and then fly with ease.
JesusHChrist, Jul 08 2013
  

       Also, why don't skateboarders (or rollerbladers) use these for extra lift and protection?
JesusHChrist, Jul 08 2013
  


 

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