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Old Oct 04, 2012, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Bugman Jeff View Post
I have a question, maybe it's in the thread, but I missed it. What's the purpose of the very long line attached to the bungee? It it purely to give the plane a longer "arc" to climb on, or does it serve some other less obvious purpose? Thanks for the info.
Others have pointed out why a long line helps. An analytical answer is given in:

http://charlesriverrc.org/articles/d...artphysics.htm
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