glyph 210: flight, aerodynamics . physics, engineering ... Kasper Wing ... Witold Kasper, Poland ... birds ... flying wings ... slow flight ... biology ..... explorers foundation: Vortex Chopin ... TED Global 2011 . successful artificial bird flight
Tailless aircraft closer to the configuration of a bird ... how to use aerodymanic phenomena involved in bird flight ... application of vortex generation results in extremely high lift coefficients . less drag . reduced power requirements ... controlled flight in deep stall by aerodynamic means independent of forward speed ... theory of stability ... -leif
Witold Kasper's book on his wing design is published by Meheen Engineering, Inc., Denver, Colorado. Contact: H. Joe Meheen, (meheenhj *at* gmail *dot* com), 303-337-4040 (11 March 2007).
At TED Global, 2011: The first successful artificial bird, in flight.
entered before July 9, 2006; edited/updated November 26, 2015