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Old Dec 04, 2014, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Knoll53 View Post
I've always been amazed that the Horten IV was able to compete successfully in sailplane contests of the day.
It's understandable if you look at sailplanes of the time period - big, bulky fuselages. Once composites made it possible to design planes with small pods and thin tailbooms the advantages of not having a tail is greatly diminished.
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