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Old Nov 15, 2011, 09:22 PM
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I took a shot at the gross weight of your glider at 1/3.5 scale.

Per the rules cited above

Gross weight =
11.5*Original Wing Area/((((Square Value of scale factor/9)-1)/1.2)+1)/9

Assuming the wing area is supposed to be in Meters squared and an asw-22 BL at 26.5 meter span having 16.3 meters squared wing area

Assuming the scale factor of 3.5
Assuming the finish weight is in kg

I get 16kg or 35 lbs for a max weight.
At 14.28 ft sguared that's a 39oz/ft sq wing loading at max weight.

If my assumptions above are right, that ship ought to scream when fully ballasted up, if you can climb.

Mike
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