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Old 10-10-2011, 10:24 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
I always thought this would be a good idea for driveaway operators.

They get to their destination and rarely ever get backhauls, so they put up an aerocap as described and drive back economically.

The trick is it has to go up quick & easy - in a driving rainstorm.
I theory, you could make it just like a convertible top. That would be sweet! However, that's too much of a project for me to bite off--I know my limitations
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My version of energy storage is called "momentum".
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