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Old Apr 13, 2012, 12:58 PM
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Sorry --- gravity has no part in aerodynamics -
well maybe just a little
ANY flying wing is draggy - the stabilizing force required to hold workable AOA is the same - if on a long boom like a glider - or on a curled up te of the wing .
the problem tho -is that the short moment setup is DEADLY at low speeds - they will crash and kill easily
adding the long lever arm really improves the force setup - ever seen an endurance glider done up as a flying wing?
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