An aerofoil structure which is inflatable by ram air when in use, includes a flexible multi-cell air fillable envelope having a readily removable flexible spar at its leading edge whose ends provide anchorages for a pair of operator control lines. In use ...
|4127247||Apparatus for the propulsion of a person by the force of wind, especially for skiers|
An apparatus is described, particularly suitable for skiers, for propelling a skier by the force of wind. The apparatus includes a parachute-like sail with the shroud lines of the sail connected to a harness worn by the skier. Control lines extend along t...
|3980259||Aircraft recovery methods|
A powered remotely piloted vehicle which is not controllable at the low landing speeds necessary for landing on a platform of small area is provided with a para-foil type wing deployable at the beginning of a recovery sequence, and is further provided wit...