Junkers ailerons - size?

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rtfm

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Hi guys,
Does anyone know the optimum size for Junkers ailerons? Is bigger more powerful? One would think so, but there has to be a point at which size, drag, weight, effectiveness etc intersect. What is usual?

Duncan
 

WINGITIS

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Thanks mate
No problems, now we have a travel bubble and all that!🙃 and we are lamenting the Death of Holden and Ford in our countries! A different type of virus....

You will note that a lot of the NACA Papers with Junkers flaps use the 23xxx airfoils as the basis for their tests.

Which you mention on your website, as well as the Fraser reflexed you mention.

Take a look through this series of posts where we took a good look at reflexed airfoils:


Cheers
Kevin
 
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