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Old 01-27-2003, 03:52 PM
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Hi

I need some information about engine powered flying wing model such as design , theory , trimming , construction , plan , airfoil ...

Any help would be appreciated .

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Old 01-29-2003, 04:37 AM
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Here's a weird but interesting article:

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~flyingwing/vern/

Look into the Zagi's models, too. Good luck,

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Old 01-29-2003, 09:53 AM
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I have flown several different flying wings. Some were specifically designed airfoils and models for flying wings, others were just wing parts I converted from conventional models that had busted up fuselages. Everything from straight wings, tapered wings and swept wings...

I have noticed that the wings designed specifically for flying wings only have maybe a 5% advantage over a regular models wing flying as a flying wing. They all fly well as flying wings, just some designs take a little more trimming. Some are more sensitive in pitch than others and some are more critical of where you set your CG but just about any design will fly as a flying wing.

My suggestion is if you are thinking about building one, go with whatever is easiest for you right now and learn from you first one. Zagi flying wings are a cheap and easy way to get into flying wings and electrics. They are fast ans easy to build and fly great. You will learn from them about CG placement and too much elevator snapping them.

Just about any model of an Me-163 is a great flying wing even though it has a fuselage. MAN has a .40-.60 size set of plans for about $20 that is very easy to build, flies fantastic, and looks awesome in the air.

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Here's another one to consider, that I can recommend:
It's called the "Winglet" and the plans are available from MAN. I built one of these, and they fly really well. The plans show optional speed brakes....use them! It's a bear to slow down enough to land without them. It has a 72" wingspan, and takes a .40 pusher. There is a picture of mine in my gallery.

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VoughtF4U , Nigel , thanks for good info .

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mjse,

Go to www.deltavortex.com
There are some links from that page that might help.

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Larry ,

Thanks for info .

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