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Old Sep 28, 2012, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by HerkS View Post
If you are not going to use active rudder control, I'd recommend two smaller fins near the tips.
Thanks Herk. So you're thinking that due to the sweep, that the winglets would be more effective than the central fin??

The Fin is fixed, no rudder. I'll start with the central fin and see if I have any complaints. I'm planning on a wing loading from 9 to 15 oz/s.f. so it should really move out...at least compared to the Manatee. I'm more concerned about pitch control than yaw.

Attached is my guess at the CG range.

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