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  1. cblink.007

    L-V Aeronautics Flying Wing Project Back On!!

    First, on behalf of the L-V group, I wish to sincerely apologize to the forum here. The last 10 months have been extraordinarily trying, requiring us to temporarily shelve the project while we attended to a myriad of personal matters that frankly overwhelmed the whole team! We have received...
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    Making a flexible sanding spline... need some input

    Hey all, I am skinning the 25% scale proof of concept prototype of a design of mine, and at a point where I need to be thinking about finishing! This model, as a simultaneous dress rehearsal / laboratory for moldless fabrication, is made with known foam/glass/epoxy matrix. It is unorthodox by...
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    looking to find a set of plans for a debreyer jdc 03 pelican flying wing.

    no intentions of building one but it does bear looking into. there is very little online regarding them other than the larger sailplane stuff..... nfg! just looking for the small powered version about 23 ft wingspan. no, to the mitchel wing!
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    Flying Wings With Stabilizers On Wing Tips

    Anyone interested in flying wings that have stabilizers on the wing tips? I have a couple of very neat concept designs for this type of aircraft, but I do not know how to do the engineering, would anyone like to get together on this project?
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    New Flying Wing takes flight - Facebook's Aquila

    Just wanted to pass this on. Eventually they are going to release the plans, it will be interesting to look over them to see what decisions they made on this carbon fiber flying wing. Facebook's Aquila drone takes to the air - BBC News
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    RANS S12 XL WITH 618

    HI, I AM NEW HERE AND LOOKING FOR ANY INFO ABOUT MY 618 THAT IS GIVING ME FITS. W/O PROP AND WITH A NEW TOP END (COMP. 125 LB) GOOD COMPRESSION, WILL RUN GREAT W/O PROP. RUNS STRONG, IDLES GOOD, TAKE THROTTLE WELL ETC. PUT PROP ON AND TROUBLE STARTING, KILLS, WILL NOT RESTART W/O STARTING FLUID...
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    How sweep hurts endurance and what to do about it

    I just wrapped up a project that taught me a lot about the effects of sweep on flying wings. Turns out sweep can significantly increase drag and hurt endurance. Sweep isn't all bad, though. There are ways to make a flying wing stable if you do it right. I put together this film to explain the...
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