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Arthur W. Mears Kite Balloon, archetype for Kingfisher, Skystar?

by mathew | April 13, 2012 18:03 | 88 views | 2 comments | #1668 | 88 views | 2 comments | #1668 13 Apr 18:03

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Again, from the Yahoo kite patents group comes a balloon similar to the Kingfisher, sold by Southern Balloon Works and the Skystar 300, by Aeronautics systems.

This creepy surveillance video from Skystar shows their system in action:


Hi Mathew, Thanks for these links, I think we're going to test out a stabilized balloon design this weekend based on this style:

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That's the kingfisher!

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