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Old May 02, 2003, 03:02 AM
Simon Van Leeuwen
Simon Van Leeuwen
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[RCSE] F5J - Gaining Altitude by adding Camber

I was contemplating the idea of trading velocity for altitude by adding
TE camber during ascent on an 3.4 meter F5J Moebius, as opposed to
leaving the TE clean and working the elevator based on observation.

At first thought, it would seem that it is six of one, and half a dozen
of another. The end-goal is to increase ascent-rate efficiency during
motor-run, in other words get to altitude sooner using the same amount
of power.

Any thoughts...anyone experimented with this before I put a LoLo in and
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Simon Van Leeuwen, Calgary, Alberta
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