Flexing Sheet Propels Diver

Flexing Sheet Propels Diver

Flexing Sheet Propels Diver

August 1963…

A scuba diver might travel under water faster and easier – and with less turbulence – on this snake-like craft. By lying on a frame and manipulating a crank, he’d undulate a rubbery sheet beneath him. The inventor claims the flexing would simulate the movements with which a fish or reptile propels itself.

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