Thread: Question Micro Telemaster Dihedral
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 06:15 PM
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So I wrote in to Hobby Lobby this morning and got a response very quickly! Kudos to Hobby Lobby for excellent customer service!

Anyway, the official Hobby Lobby answer is 3".

That, as I said in my prevoius post, puts the Micro Telemaster right in middle of the dihedral range (approx 5 degrees) of the range of models that I used for reference.

Interstingly enough, I asked a couple of aero-engineers at work (I work with aero, electrical, mechanical engineers -- and I'm a software engineer -- in a large aircraft program) how one derives the optimal dihedral for any given plane. Let's just say that this is a simple question without a simple answer. Unfortunately there was no time to go into it today--hopefully tomorrow, though I'll get some answers. But as far as the OP is concerned, question answered. Now I can get on with building my plane.
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