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Old 01-07-2013, 08:40 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
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Originally Posted by Bill G View Post
...which is generally exaggerated with ARFs and RTFs.
The AUWs often are understated also.
I'm noticing this now that Im looking into this.

For example the Fun Cub I'm building states that it has

Wingspan: 55 in.
Wing Area: 589 sq. in.
Wing Loading: 9.8 oz./sq. ft.
Fuselage Length: 39 in.
Weight (English): 40 oz.

Now when I measure the wing in real life it's 55x9 which would be 495 sq in. and I would think you would have to subtract the width of the fuselage in the wing area equation.
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