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Old Jan 30, 2013, 05:39 AM
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Dave, I think you are right that 5J airframes will converge, and after seeing DP's 58 oz Sploder that can take full launches, can you imagine how light a full blown dedicated 5J airframe could weigh. My E Tragi even with the 3J wing is only 4 oz heavier than the dry Tragi, and again, you get rid of the full carbon skin and the spar to handle line launches and that ship is sub 60 oz. I do not think that open structures will be required to achieve the light airframes that guys in 5J will want.

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