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    Hope one of those projects, that you can't say too much, about bears fruit. :beer:
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    Hot Wings replied to the thread New glider design.
    I can't say I never posted anything on RAS but I was a full time lurker. Compared to RAH, RAS was a pretty mild and conservative bunch.
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    Hot Wings replied to the thread Trailer Design - Resources?.
    Yes, and this is one of the advantages of the air springs. The builder can set the ride height with the static pressure and the spring...
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    Hot Wings reacted to John.Roo's post in the thread New glider design with Like Like.
    Thanks ;) It is true that L/D is not limited by electric propulsion, but electric propulsion is most suitable option: - no need to "warm...
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    ....85 minutes of life span it takes to say what could probably be presented in less than 10 minutes? (haven't, and won't, watch) In 85...
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    That can now can be measured in millennia. << >> $$/power/weight. If we could only decouple the numerator from the denominator (s).
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    Hot Wings replied to the thread New glider design.
    delete I remember reading some posts on RAS from a guy with similar opinions in the distant past...................life does tend to...
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    Hot Wings reacted to mm4440's post in the thread New glider design with Like Like.
    A paper worth reading: Microsoft Word - GosHawk Electric Soaring 121616.doc (windward-performance.com)
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    Hot Wings reacted to Victor Bravo's post in the thread New glider design with Like Like.
    There are several different types of "non-competition" soaring, and several ways to define and enjoy performance. When the 13.5m...
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    Hot Wings replied to the thread Thread Drift.
    Then why not use a cascade system? The only limit would be the rate of replenishing the system between customers. The cylinder swap...
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    Hot Wings replied to the thread Trailer Design - Resources?.
    I'm afraid it is a never ending affliction. If not you - than someone else. Looks to me like it is a mechanical version of the Mini...
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    Hot Wings replied to the thread Trailer Design - Resources?.
    Can't you call it a homeless shelter and just leave it wherever you want !?! .................not much sleep last night and haven't had...
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    Hot Wings reacted to aivian's post in the thread Trailer Design - Resources? with Like Like.
    I don't have any design resources, but I've had the misfortune to deal with a variety of home built sailplane trailers and fortune to...
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    Hot Wings replied to the thread Trailer Design - Resources?.
    Try this: https://www.augc.org.au/docs/73426_AUGC-TrailerDesign.pdf
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    Hot Wings reacted to Vigilant1's post in the thread Trailer Design - Resources? with Like Like.
    I'm not aware of a bolt-on trailing arm like that. If you wanted shocks and coil springs (but no trailing arm), you could buy and adapt...
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