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Old Nov 19, 2012, 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted by HerkS View Post
Hi Mark, I've tried to rationalize your wing with straight lines and multiple panels. It looks pretty reasonable. Anyway - based on what I've been able to do, it does look as if you can get some elevator effect from the pitcheron panels.

Have you decided where you are going to locate the starting CG???

Do you happen to have the pitching moment data for that airfoil? If you don't have published data, but you have run it on XFLR5, then it would be the point on the CM curve where CL = 0.
I just did a quick and dirty comparison on thickness and did not save the data once I settled on 12%. I'll re-run the wing through XFLR5 again and post the results, maybe later this evening. It would be shiny to have the tips do all the work, but if not, a FFA/E (Full Flying Aileron / Elevator ) setup will be OK.

Mark
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