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The Whirlwind wheelchair is a wheelchair designed to be made in developing countries with local resources. It was co-designed by Ralf Hotchkiss of Whirlwind Wheelchair International. Hotchkiss, a paraplegic, has traveled extensively, designing wheelchairs that could be built in developing countries.[http://www.whirlwindwheelchair.org/about.htm] Whirlwind Wheelchair International uses the principle of open source design [http://www.whirlwindwheelchair.org/open.htm] and offers construction classes and consulting services.
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