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Old 08-27-2008, 05:51 PM
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Hi guys,

I have done some simple searches here on RCU to no avail, so I apologize in advance if this is a well known topic.

I am interested in sailplane designs that mimic living birds. I remember seeing one years ago that had some sophisticated control system with the "feathers" on the wingtips (very fascinating, not sure how effective!), and I am just trying to learn more about what is out there.

Thanks in advance for any feedback you can provide to a "very" amateur slope guy,

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Old 08-27-2008, 06:21 PM
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Found this I looked a bit harder!

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_17...r/tm.htm#17635

Which led to this, very interesting!

http://www.twitt.org/1partdrib.html#top
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Matt,
Go over to RCGroups. We be quite active there!
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OK Dean can you PM me a link right into the conversation?

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