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    Ultralight struts/cantilever/additional weight

    Ultimately I am dancing around the questions "is it fair to compare the construction of Kolb wings to Thunder Gull wings?" What did the Thunder Gull design that other ultralights don't follow suit? Not necessarily the airfoils or aerodynamics but the actual construction choices. I think I am...
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    How much do wings weigh??

    I'm looking at a wing that juts out 12.5ft from the side of the plane. Not decided if its cantilever or braced yet. If it is braced, the brace will attach to wing only 3.5 ft from the fuselage leaving a full 9 ft hanging out there. 4.6ft wide. gross weight plane 580lbs. Trying for 6G max load...
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