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Old Dec 09, 2012, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Little-Acorn View Post
If/when my flaps decide to part company with the wing (hopefully on the bench, not on short final), I may try to set them up as Fowler flaps. Such flaps have a LOT more effect, which this plane could use. They basically increase the wing area when you deploy them, and the slot in front causes them to increase lift a LOT more... meaning you can slow down a lot more without falling out of the sky. See the fourth example, at the bottom. Will take some work, but what's a mother to do.

Quiturbitchin posted some fairly simple fowler flaps on another thread using Robarts hinges.
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