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...
MTA boomerangs: how they hover?

MTA boomerangs: how they hover?

A closer look to a hovering MTA Boomerang Lift Let´s start with the basics: a boomerang wing, like an airplane wing, can generate lift as it moves through air, or, equivalently, as air streams around it. Lift depends on the pressure difference between the top and the...