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Old 04-06-2009, 02:36 AM   #43 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by lunarhighway View Post
based on this description i made the following sketch... i hope i interpreted things right here

is this somewhat what it should look like?

what's missing from the description is the relation of the length and the spacing of the foils.

than again, the angles give enough indication to try and build some sort of prototype
Wouldn't the flow get caught on each of those fins as it moves up?

Wouldn't this be better? The idea being that most air is deflected as though it was a plain angled surface, but if air is sucked, it will go in.
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