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...
The Bra | Ket MTA

The Bra | Ket MTA

The concept behind the Braket MTA  or better < Bra | Ket > MTA. I won MTA at my very first boomerang tournament and got hooked by it. Right after I came home from Viareggio 2001, I started making my own. After some attempts using birch plywood, I started using some...