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Playsail

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         [ ] Anchors

         [ ] Safety

         [ ] Weak link for asymmetrical failure?

         [ ] Downing lines

         [ ] Launching schemes for very large windbows

         [ ] Landing schemes for very large windbows

         [ ] Curves

         [ ] Long windbows

         [ ] Chord in various projects

         [ ] Windbows actuated for pumping?  Reports?

         [ ] Windbows as lifters of WECs?   Reports?

         [ ] Windbows serving other purposes?  Reports?  Examples

         [ ] Challenges with windbows?

         [ ] Sectioned windbows?

         [ ] Windbow stubby? :: Playsail?

         [ ] Window compared to skybow (rotating ribbon)?

         [ ] Window compared to Mothra (Dave Santos) ?

         [ ] Scaling limits for windbows?

         [ ] Material choices for making windbows?

         [ ] Windbows compared with wings used in contemporary paragliding?

         [ ] Windbows compared with wings used in much of power kiting sports?

         [ ] Are there any commercially windbow products?

         [ ] Hybrid windows where arch is mixed with sections of non-windbow wings. Perhaps mix sections with rotating flipping wings. Or have the windbow be base for sub-kite, maybe kite trains.

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