Putting things in scale (Part 2)

By stoplenchwickwindfarm | November 9, 2008
Here’s another small illustration to give you some idea of how these will look when installed

At 126 m tall they will look like this:

 

The Swept Area of the turbine blades of EACH turbine, is greater than that of a 747 jumbo jet.

Imagine having 10 jumbo jets next door.

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3 Responses to “Putting things in scale (Part 2)”

  1. Ian Minors Says:
    November 10th, 2008 at 3:03 pm

    When you say …

    “The Swept Area of the turbine blades of EACH turbine, is greater than that of a 747 jumbo jet. Imagine having 10 jumbo jets next door,”

    … I think you’re being rather sensationalist, you’re multiplying the size of the jumbo jet by 10 because it’s rotating – why?
    Plenty of people will be living next to cow sheds on that scale with no impact on their lives.

  2. stoplenchwickwindfarm Says:
    November 10th, 2008 at 4:30 pm

    Ian,

    Interesting than you pick up on what you call “sensationalist”.

    The wingspan of each is indisputably greater that the wingspan of a 747.

    And they are planning 10 turbines, so I’m not multiplying it by 10 – they are.

    Give me 10 cow sheds any day – oh I forgot, in fact we do have those next door to us anyway……

  3. Ian Minors Says:
    November 10th, 2008 at 4:33 pm

    So what you’re saying is “imagine having 10 jumbo jets next door” … it’s fine?

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