How many RPM and/or pounds of boost would it take to lift a human being weighing between 160-200 LBS?
Well to be more specific... Coming from 6 palm sized fans, how many rpm would the fans have to spin to liftt a human weighing 160-200 lbs 15 ft in the air or higher?
Asked By: Way - 8/22/2008
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As the first answer put it, not possible with "palm" sized fans because of aerodynamic and dynamic (e.g., blade separatiion) reasons... More
Answered By: ? - 8/22/2008
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6 palm sized fans could not lift an average adult. As the fans spun faster and faster, they would generate more lift, up to a point. As they moved faster still, each fan blade would begin penetrating the disturbed air of the blade ahead of it. Their aerodynamic effects would interfere with each other and they would... More
Answered By: PoppaJ - 8/22/2008
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