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Old Feb 08, 2013, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Lil aus View Post
Sorry guys and specially Kjell, my wrong
It is actually not a fixed pitch at all, it is a varying pitch throughout a 180 deg shaft rotation and is a type sine wave, it is only once deflection angle is greater than 45 deg that pitch becomes a straight line or fix pitch for a portion of stroke.
The graph i plotted is velocity of movement across the stroke and nothing else !
Now that I'm aware of this i have some doubt in its abiliity for flight it may be more useful in water were symmetry and a curved path is good !
....onwards
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Craig
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