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gicummo

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I ask this in Matronics foum... but I want to know/confirm/disagree about put dhyedral in a Pietenpol...
What do you think about?.. it is good, bad (I think no..); what about performance, stability, manuverability, etc, etc...?

Thank you in advance ;0)

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mario
 

jumpinjan

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Its a parasol wing design, and has internal stability, I don't know why you want to add more dihedral? Its not needed.
 

orion

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Even high wings will benefit a bit form adding dihedral however, as was pointed out above, it really is not necessary. If you still wish for a bit more of the roll stability, I would suggest that you do not put in any more than one or two degrees. Any more and you will degrade roll control. But the Piet is a nice flying configuration as is - I would probably suggest that you keep it as it is.
 
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