The students created their grappling hook gun for an Air Force competition.
Of all the gadgets and gizmos that Batman uses to fight crime, one of the ones I always thought was most interesting was his grappling hook gun that he can fire up onto ledges or the top of buildings to climb. If you’ve ever wanted to have that sort of grappling hook gun, some student engineers at BYU have created one that actually works. The students dreamed it up based on what Batman uses.
The students created their grappling hook gun for an Air Force competition. The device the team created uses a launcher to shoot a grappling hook as far as 90 feet in the air. Once deployed, the system uses pulleys, and other tech to automatically pull the user up the building or other surface with little effort.
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