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Does the weight of a pilot exponentially affect the necessary weight of man-powered aircraft?

This would make sense in the aviation world by considering the pilot as an engine. We would need to know the feasible output of the engine vs the all-up weight of the aircraft. Weight differential of ...
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Does the weight of a pilot exponentially affect the necessary weight of man-powered aircraft?

While the weight of the pilot of the Daedalus 88, Kanellos Kanellopoulos, is unknown/hard to find...I would posit that an adult male 1/2 his weight would lack the musculature to power the thing. Going ...
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