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From:     Paul Westermeyer <westermeyer.3@???.edu>
Date:     Sun, 3 Dec 1995 23:24:13 -0500
Subject:  Re: Helms of all sorts
>>
>>>How do winged creature fly with just their personal air envelope to affect
>>>and no helm?
>
>>The wings cause the air to circulate within the air envelope,  which causes
>>the envelope to move because of the equal and opposite reaction principle,
>>IMHO
>
>Action within an envelope causes the envelope itself to move? The principle
>stated above would require expelling the air. A lot of air.

The air isn't expelled,  it moves circularly within the sphere.  Imagine
standing inside a ball in the ocean.  As you walk the skin of the ball
rotates and this moves you through the water.  Still,  this is just my
supposition.  Anyone have comments on the sail/maneuvering idea?

"We look on the same stars,  the sky is common,  the same world surrounds
us.  What difference does it make by what pains each seeks the truth?  We
can not attain to so great a secret by one road..."
Symmachus,  "Memorial on the Occasion of the Removal of the Alter of
Victory from the Senate House" (392 AD)

westermeyer.3@???.edu
Paul William Westermeyer




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Helms of all sorts    Paul Westermeyer    03 Dec 1995 06:27:34
Re: Helms of all sorts    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    03 Dec 1995 06:49:39
Re: Helms of all sorts    Paul Westermeyer    03 Dec 1995 16:02:43
Re: Helms of all sorts    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    03 Dec 1995 20:44:00
Re: Helms of all sorts    Paul Westermeyer    04 Dec 1995 04:24:13

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