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Old Nov 08, 2010, 01:36 PM
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ok... the hard way....

assume fairly close elliptical planform

A = semi-major axis = 153/2 = 76.5
B = semi-minor axis = 12
wing area = 1/2 ellipse area = (Pi*A*B)/2 = 1442 in sq = 10 ft sq

5kg = 11 lbs = 176 oz = 17.6 oz/ft

sucker is going to be fast. can it thermal at 17.6... hmmmm....


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