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11-29-2008, 12:05 AM
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Posted By DetroitHawk

The total surface area removed in thej clipped...

The total surface area removed in thej clipped wing was very small, i didn't notice the stall speed really change probally due to the small % of wing surface removed. It did show more of a torque...
11-27-2008, 03:26 AM
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Posted By DetroitHawk

lol just wow, guess they clipped the wingtips...

lol just wow, guess they clipped the wingtips just for fun then.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwbxZ03dp0s

@ the 1:50 mark in this video they talk about the clipped wing "the wing tips...
11-27-2008, 02:10 AM
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Posted By DetroitHawk

Well without resorting to tearing your plane up...

Well without resorting to tearing your plane up to add servos that don't need to be there: you can do what the brits DID in WW2 to fix the roll rate of the spitfire. (they clipped the wings which...
11-25-2008, 12:01 AM
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Posted By DetroitHawk

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23268

The clipped wingtips helped out a lot with the roll rate, while it wasn't too sluggish stock, once the tips were removed the plane rolled...
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