Alex Opri Composite MTA Boomerangs

Alex Opri Composite MTA Boomerangs

Today I would like to share with you a little story. A story about passion, research, craftsmanship, and love for boomerangs: Alex Opri Composite project. Building composite boomerangs is not an easy task as many of you should know. Materials, techniques, and tuning...
Eric Darnell and the TriFly Boomerang

Eric Darnell and the TriFly Boomerang

How did you got involved in boomerang throwing? I grew up in a flying family. My father owned 1/20 of a J3 Piper cub and I flew every weekend from about age 2 1/2. I started making gliders about age 4 and by age 12 I was quite good at it. Many were my own design out...
Carbon fiber boomerangs?

Carbon fiber boomerangs?

Why use a carbon fiber boomerang? The answer is not simple, since there are many reasons. In competitions you can find many competitors that use carbon boomerangs and others do not, specially for MTA and Long Distance. I will try to explain what carbon fiber is, and...
MTA Boomerangs: ¿Autorotation?

MTA Boomerangs: ¿Autorotation?

Bernoulli and Isaac Newton Can we merge this two approaches for explaining lift? It is true that air, when surrounding an airfoil travels faster on one side than on the other, the pressure of air in the area where it moves faster is smaller than in the area where it...