Carbonix Blog

All the latest Drone & UAV News in Australia & Around the world

Update

A couple of images from a busy shop. Our new website is nearing completion so more detailed info will be available soon, on...

Limiting

Ongoing testing with different foiling configurations is confirming that ultimately righting moment will determine top speed. The diagram below nicely illustrates what happens...

Mostro del Garda

Congratulations to Marvin Baumeister for winning the Foiling Week regatta for kiteboards.He used (for the first time) an all-new foil package (vertical, fuselage,...

Critical Mass

Interest in our L foil kits has been overwhelming. We are at full capacity fulfilling orders and have additional tooling in the pipeline...

Insight

Some thoughts following some recent testing with a focus on handling.Specifically, we worked to gain data on how different foil configurations affect dynamic...

Imagineering Part 2

In Part 1 we looked at straight line sailing.We concluded that foils will always be a hindrance at very low speeds, but will...

Bravo

Congratulations to Sergio Vela, who placed third at the European Spring Championship, using retrofitted Paradox 2014 steering system. Full results here. Image source: Circolo...

Imagineering Part 1

In response to questions about where catamaran foil design may go in the future, especially if rule constraints are relaxed, here are some...

Disrupting

You’ve probably noticed that suddenly ‘drones’ seem to be everywhere.Multi rotor filming platforms, potential parcel delivery systems, recreational FPV (First Person View) quad-copters… Unmanned Aircraft...
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