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Old Dec 08, 2012, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by BStaley View Post
I've seen 2 types of spoiler/air brakes on the Reiher-the blade type that scissor open and the barn door type that rotate open. Were both actually used and does it matter what type is used? My plans show the barn door style.
Bill
The original Reiher used the DFS or "barn door" spoilers that were rather inefficient. The two Reihers built recently, D-6045 and D-7033, use the newer and much more effective blade type. Both use top and bottom spoilers in about the same location of the older DFS spoilers.
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