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Old 05-14-2005, 07:24 PM
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Default Airfoils

I have what may be a simple question. (perhaps) is there a simple answer?

Which causes more drag?
The cord.
The Wingspan/frontal area.
The Thickness of the airfoil (% of cord).
Is there a way to define which is has the greatest effect in regard to lift. all at the same angle of attack.