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Old Apr 13, 2012, 08:00 AM
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Chee- it's all a matter of leverage -
no graphs needed
With no horizontal stab they will simply pitch nose down.
a flying wing is nothing more than a very short moment arm aircraft.
The reflex is just UPTRIM which creates downforce at the trailing edge.
ANY airfoil with no UPtrim at the trailing edge will simply follow the path of least air resistance .
why ?
air follows the path which will equalize pressures -unless there is some force emplyed to counteract.( PS, gravity has a role here )
This stuff isn't difficult - why complicate the explanations.
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