2" BASIC ULTRALIGHT WING CONSTRUTION ??'S

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  1. Jun 5, 2019 #21

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    Yes.....if your construction,stress analysis, weight calculation, is perfect.....I have seen examples in Bruhn of Ultimate + 15%.....but he knew what he was doing, not like most of us.
     
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    That was for a limit load of 5.33 G fully cantilevered wing, no struts
     
  3. Jun 5, 2019 #23

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    Pfft, some of us are vain enough to know just how badly we are designing things. ;)
    My largest design file is the circular one...
     
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    ...With a 12" deep wing spar.
     
  5. Jun 6, 2019 #25

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    Like the Carbon/Aluminum Dragon. I had most of the spreadsheet already. A more modest limit on a thin wing Ul would of course give different numbers. Also this thought experiment there were shortcuts and no optimization. The original was tapered in width and thickness and although probably would have less of a percentage difference between 8 and 12 G would have been more difficult to calculate. .....I am somewhat busy with my own project .
     
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