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Perpetual Towing

May 27, 2009

Two missing AWE solutions

A Traction Kite can sequentially pull the legs of a string tripod to generate energy with wind from any direction without resetting leg anchors.

Sequential tensioning & slacking of the legs of a string tripod can maintain a kite aloft in calm by towing it in circles. Similarly a kite can be kept aloft by towing back & forth between two anchors.

Large expensive turrets, carousels, or circular/oval tracks are rendered unnecessary.

Dave Santos