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Airspeed control: Power variable? Power : Power fixed? Pitch

http://www.airplanedriver.net/study/physics.htm

HT @quickfoundnet
Aerodynamics: Forces Acting on an Airfoil 1941 US Army Air Forces Training Film TF1-161 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmhlFYE4iVU

Jocelyn Bell Burnell: 'a bit of "scruff''
From Eros to Gaia
Cosmic Search Vol. 1, No. 1 - Little Green Men, White Dwarfs or Pulsars? http://www.bigear.org/vol1no1/burnell.htm

.@GravityRulesPro
"Matter shapes the geometry of space and the geometry of space tells matter how to move" - Physicist John Wheeler to Margaret Geller
http://storycollider.org/podcast/2014-05-21
8:40

"in a 2–MW wind turbine, the weight of the rotor and the tower is typically about 250 tons [...] a kite generator of the same rated power can be obtained using a 500–m2 kite and cables 1000–m long, witha total weight of about 2 tons only."

http://www.dariopiga.com/Papers/Conference/ICREGA2010Kite.pdf