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Old Dec 29, 2011, 10:54 PM
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Originally Posted by biber View Post
sweep does act like dihedral, whenever the swept wing does create lift. So at low speed, the dihedral effect of the sweep contributes noticably to the whole and at high speed it hardly does at all.

With sweep and winglets you have lots of effective dihedral already and in many cases less would be better.
Then you build some anhedral into it to have just the needed amount.
Here's an article on the dihedral effect due to sweep.

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