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Old Jun 24, 2010, 05:43 PM
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OK I added in the 14 x 150 and it comes in about 30 seconds behind the 14 x 160. Aspect ratio starts to take a piece out.

The next level of complexity is to optimize the airfoil for each design variant and see if the same trends/sensitivities still hold true.

OK we are back on the learning curve here. For a first cut I will take TrekBiker's thinned and decambered foil set and plug it into the existing wing planforms. See if we can gain back some speed that we lost with the bigger chords.

wetted area of the fuselage

I'm loathe to part with the GJ design, especially since I have one sitting in the corner. However there are options and I only want to build one more of these for a while.
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