Blue Bellied Sapsucker (or F-106)

By:

Mike Shaw

Challenge: 

One in the Hand Bird

26 X 52 diamond shape fabric panel. Cut-away pieces from wing base and head profile rotated and re-attached as in a Suruga sail fabrication. Tail tensioning on arch spar as in an Ohashi. Resulting modified delta is a "bird" in a high-speed, wings-in attack profile. Airforce war bird, F106 was a delta wing fighter.

Video Link: 

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Blue Bellied Sapsucker (or F-106)
Blue Bellied Sapsucker (or F-106)
Blue Bellied Sapsucker (or F-106)
Blue Bellied Sapsucker (or F-106)

Challenge Details:

One in the Hand Bird

This is a build challenge inspired by Scott Skinner. Start with a diamond-shaped swatch of fabric; 2 units wide, 1 unit tall, end points at 1/2 the height.
With this shape, alter it in any way to make a flyable bird kite.

Washington, USA

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