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Old Feb 06, 2009, 07:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Andy W
It would fly better with a V-tail..
There's a local guy here who put a Slow-V wing (no ailerons) on a Slow-Stick fuse, and then discovered that an inverted V-tail works better because applying "rudder" doesn't induce a torque contrary to the intended induced banking of the wing. He used tricycle gear to make this work.

CV: Huh? I thought Bob Cook was the founder of the BPS, or is Bob Cook prez of the No V-tails division?

Whenever I see a V-tail on a sailplane, I get an irrational notion that the plane is primarily a hotliner or slope/dynamic soarer
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