Issues and Solutions for kit- and plans-based sailplanes and motorgliders

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  1. Sep 12, 2019 #221

    BoKu

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    The profile transitions were smooth, imperceptible to the eye. Probably ruled lofts between planform breaks. We measured the inboard end just outboard of the fillet, the separation for the 15/18 extension, and the tip of the 15/8 extension. We might also have measured in the vicinity of the inboard planform break, I don't recall.

    Edit add: The washin/out transition was pretty subtle, but it was quite clear when the light was just right.

    Edit add: We only measured one wing. But with the CNC'd Streifeneder molds, they are likely very symmetrical.

    --Bob K.
     
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    You are stuck in a technology trap, BoKu. I skipped the obvious step of placing the form on paper or mylar and dragging a pencil around the inside of the captured shape. (Stated for others; I’m certain that you know.)


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    Tailwheels?
     
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    Jay Kempf

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    Yup, plural as you surmise.
     
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    Victor Bravo

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    Wow Jay that's got some serious potential. I'm assuming you have little tailwheels under the rudders?

    EDIT: never mind, I see that questionw as already answered.

    What turns the propeller?

    All I need now is for everyone else to get out of the way so I can climb in and fly it off into the sunset....
     
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