Originally Posted by zbrubaker
A clipwing would certainly be possible and I'd be happy to do it for you. I did some quick calculations and the wing loading goes from 4.5oz/sq.ft to 7oz/sq.ft (1373 g/m^2 to 2135 g/m^2). It'll fly a little faster, but not unreasonably so.
I'd like one of each!
Not kidding. I think I'd build the clipped wing first and use the color scheme of Li'l Butch hanging in The Smithsonian. A friend took a bunch of pictures of it.
I've got the gear all ready to put in! Not from crashed UM's either, I've still got a half a dozen in pretty good condition. Every time new UM gear comes out I buy it but never quite get around to sticking it in a plane.