Publication Date

Fall 2015

Document Type

Final Report

Problem Statement

Many current wingsuits are at their aerodynamic limit due to poor performance from the fabric that makes them up. We propose to evaluate the benefit of adding a rigid wing to the wingsuit, using rapid prototyping in a 3D printer and non-dimensional wind tunnel analysis.

Author's School

McKelvey School of Engineering

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering Design Project (MEMS 411)