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brewnog
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Oct11-06, 08:52 AM
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Driving a flapping wing


This has been attempted before, with some miserable failures.


Yes, it'd be easier to apply your force far out from the pivot. However, moving your wing up and down repeatedly is not going to get you airborne.

Go away and study the flight of birds to understand why!