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Old Aug 16, 2010, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Hondajet View Post
Well the Art Tech Manual gives 35 gms/dm2 whatever that means?

is that better or worse that my measurement of 33 as calculated by H14....

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it's the same number effectively ..... to be exact 6 percent higher loading than my calculation ...... lipo vendor/weight could explain that variation but it's not important ....

A typical IC engined plane may well be flying at three times that wing loading ..... say 100gms/dm2 or more ......

A simple powered glider type plane like the Multiplex Easystar might be around 20 gms/dm2 .......

ps. 1 oz/ft2 = 3.03 gms/dm2 ..... a usefull ratio to remember
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