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    Discussion: Echo (Ultralight Self-Launching Sailplane) design

    I'm starting this thread for any discussion about my design project Echo (Ultralight Self-Launching Sailplane) Any first thoughts for me?
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    Echo (Ultralight Self-Launching Sailplane)

    Hello all, I’m designing an electric ultralight self-launching sailplane called “Echo”. This project log is intended to share with you the long process of designing, detailing, testing, and building a design from scratch. Or at least my approach to that. If I’m realistic you can sit back and...
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    Strojnik S-2 flap mixer?

    Does anyone out there have a picture/drawing/sketch of the flap mixer in Alesx Strojnik's S-2 motor glider? I'm curious how that was implemented and plans for the S-2 seem pretty scarce.
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    Klingberg Wing is almost ready to fly

    As Rol Klingberg is wrapping up his build and getting ready to test, and since it's Christmas time, I thought it was a good time to share my X-plane model of his new MKII wing. ..and a short video on how the special...
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    openvsp to x-plane

    Hi All, I made a video about using OpenVSP's eport to .OBJ as a way to (relatively) quickly get your concept into X-plane to do some decision making on configurations. I hope you enjoy, -Peter-
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    Easy Riser for X-plane

    Hi all, I just uploaded my Easy Riser to here's a short video with some history you might enjoy whether you fly simulators or not. -Peter-
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    Prandtl lift distribution for conventional configurations?

    Hi All, So after Prandtl convinced the world that elliptical lift distribution was the most efficient for a given span, he went on to explore his "bell shaped distribution" as the most efficient if structural weight is the fixed parameter. The flying wing guys (Horton and his fans like Al...
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    Foot-Launch and the Klingberg wing MK II

    Hi all, I just uploaded a YouTube video (my first one actually) about foot-launched aircraft and an X-plane model I made of the new Klingberg wing. I hope you enjoy! I enjoyed Rols video series on the composite fabrication methods he was working on to get down to a...