Kite Motor

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This Machine, built primarily out of bicycle parts, was designed to convert the chaotic energy of the wind into electricity using KITES.

A “flip-wing” acts like a flag fluttering in the wind. Held up by a larger floaty, lifter kite, the wing jerks violently on a rope connected to the machine, driving a fly wheel (which smooths out the power) and a generator.
see it in action:

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