LOL! Great choice of formulas. Those are some of my favorites.
A few books for you to check out:
Richard Hiscocks Design of Light Aircraft
Chris Heintz Flying in your Own Wings
Ladilao Pazmany Light Airplane Design
E.F. Bruhn Design of Flight Vehicle Structures
Then join EAA at EAA.org and go...
What the world needs is a metal VP-2 with staggered seats to hold two "average" Americans.
Fritz, have you gotten to where you can think of something then sit at the computer do an illustration? You create some great pictures. Thanks!
Chris Heintz's book Flying in your Own Wings? He pays a lot of attention to the inboard part of the spar and explains why as well. He is the "H" in the HR prefix of Robin aircraft because he designed their metal wings.
Also the Stressing Structure series in Kitplanes had a discussion on...
Thank you for sharing this! The VP-2 is weird in that the plans are online but there are not a lot flying. Budd Davisson has a pilot report on Airbum and it doesn't sound that bad. Francis explains it pretty well. Maybe some wing tips would help it too.
Ugh! There was a boom hung prop in Sport Aviation a long time ago. It even had a picture of how they did it. I can't remember the author but he mentioned Len Niemi and A.J. Smith in the article so if you search the EAA's Sport Aviation archives using their names you can find it. The prop did...