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Default RE: Control line to RC, what modifications?

Thin and no airfoil, as they relied on the centrifugal force to keep the plane in the air.
Actually, flat plate and symmetrical airfoils provide lift just like "real" airfoils. Give anything a degree or two of Angle of Attack and you got lift.

And if you've ever flown CL and had the airplane not pulling, but still flying around, you know they don't rely on centrifugal force. After all, they got none on takeoff and it really isn't a player until the airplane has some speed built up.