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does any body know where to get a blimp shape mylar

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NachoMahma (author)2007-10-18

. Google blimp +mylar. Lots of good stuff.

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Sun Gear (author)NachoMahma2007-10-18

it needs to hold 16 cubic feet of helium/lift one pound

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Goodhart (author)Sun Gear2007-10-18

Rats, forgot to quote: Anyway, 453.6/28.2=16.1 cubic feet of helium to lift one pound. So we're
talking about a compressor that can pump out between 21446.809 and 42893.617
cubic feet per minute from a distributed number of gas bladders throughout the
airship. Not simple to coordinate, but certainly not impossible. At the
high-end of 43K/min, if there were 16 bladders (reasonable to assume in
something the size of the SkyCat 1000) it would only require 2680.8511 cubic
feet/minute per bladder, which should be reasonable to do with one or more
industrial compressors...

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Sun Gear (author)Goodhart2007-10-18

i am looking for a blimp shaped mylar balloon that can lift 1 pound

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Sun Gear (author)Goodhart2007-10-18

its ok but can you find me one without fins?

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Goodhart (author)Sun Gear2007-10-18

Not anything specific at the moment, but here is a decent little instruction set one them: Helium Blimps: How stuff works...

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Sun Gear (author)Goodhart2007-10-18

ok well keep looking (i am also looking)

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