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Old Jul 16, 2012, 06:20 PM
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Tossing planes into the snow
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Originally Posted by bjr_93tz View Post
I can, because a well designed and trimmed FF glider will react to turbulance to hopefully turn away from sink and turn into lift. The turbulance that you get when the wind picks up a bit can/will confuse it. FF planes are built crooked and bent with funny warps for this reason.
That is a very interesting idea, not only from the perspective of this forum, but also relating to riding thermals. This idea is new to me and I would like to know more. What do you make crooked in order for the glider to turn into thermals?
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