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Old Sep 26, 2012, 04:17 AM
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New hotwire looks great, nice job. As for the ailerons, I'd try and face them with balsa before glassing. Only reason is that they are (usually) long and thin, and tend to twist easily when you are working with them. It will be the devil's own job to get them to stay flat and square as you glass them, so a nice hard leading edge will stiffen things up for you, and also provide some anchorage for hingeing, depending on which way you go there.

Not sure on the tail design, didn't someone mention swept area earlier in the thread? I'm a big fan of Andy Lennon's book on model aircraft design if you find a copy.
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