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Old Feb 13, 2002, 03:06 PM
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Lift of Symetrical wing vs High Camber

This NASA site lets you play with airfoil shape and shows you the effect on lift.

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Old Feb 13, 2002, 04:02 PM
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Typically, sport plane wings are not symmetrical to reduce drag.

It is fun to have a plane (or two) with a symmetrical wing for "extended" inverted stunt flying. You can stay inverted at lower speeds.
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