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Old 05-22-2019, 06:05 AM
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aaindthu
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Here are the pictures of my almost complete wings.
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The aluminium wires fit perfectly into the Gel Pen refills / inners that I have glued
on top of the wings.
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Now I know this looks like a poor design and may fold easily. But I have another trick.
Here is a rough sketch of what I'm going to do to the fuselage where the wing will attach.
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I am going to glue some extra piece of foam to either sides of the fuselage where the wing root will touch the fuselage.
This extra piece of foam will have a large hole, in the exact shape of the wing cross section cut into it.
The wings will be made to go through this extra piece of foam before touching the fuselage.
This extra piece of foam should be able to restrict unwanted movement of the wings.

I know this setup is not on the better side of aerodynamics. I have read about "uniform cross sectional area rule".
The place of joining the wing and the fuselage should be preferably narrow to reduce drag.
But, it's a compromise that I'm making, between strength and better aerodynamic properties.
But, will it work as intended??
Please tell me what you think..

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