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Old Sep 07, 2012, 10:33 PM
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Originally Posted by G_T View Post
Try getting rid of the up camber for the launch. It should be completely unnecessary and is likely costing you some launch height by making the rotation less efficient. Launch mode, for rotation and climb, should be speed mode. The foils were designed that way.

Of course, test and see what you get! It is on the full power launches where the differences will emerge most obviously.

That's interesting. I would have figured that any plane, regardless of foil, would turn more efficient with lift from both the main wing and tail, i.e. a bit of wing camber along with the up elevator. I'm probably just showing my ignorance
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