What the heck is a ‘Skyaak’?!

Skyaak, rhymes with kayak, is the invention of Canadian artist/designer Michael R. Gaudet.

Skyaak is a ring wing glider that exploits the aerodynamic effect of the circular airfoils that glide perpendicular to the atmosphere, presenting a very slim profile.

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The front of the craft is in essence a circular airfoil with a central weighted fuselage.

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The rear of the design features a second ring wing.

When thrust is applied to the Skyaak glider, it flies on a very accurate trajectory. The design of the ring wings in tandem on a weighted central shaft produces ‘positive incidence’, or lift in flight. This is a good thing.

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