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Gliding can be dangerous, way up there in the sky, so why not bring
down here? Have a large inflatable tube of sorts, and tether a
Use a large fan to simulate forward movement to create lift. Make
the wind go a lot faster than regular glider speed. Maybe... 80 MPH,
the person small wings.
[wagster, Aug 11 2009]
||Er, so, a wind tunnel done cheap?
Or more tethered power-kite flying (man-lifting)?
||I think it's just one of these on it's side (link) - i.e. a wind tunnel done cheap. Not that that's necessarily a bad thing though.
||Yes, it's a cheap wind tunnel. Less training, more instant
gratification, less liability.