|May 03, 2003, 04:02 AM|
Re: [RCSE] Phil's bagging video, kevlar TE question, tiny bit
Thanks for the private reply!
RE: AOL and mime - I found this on the web doing a google search:
(thinking from the headers on the e-mail that Phil is using version 7 of AOL)
Unfortunately, I've never used AOL so I have no idea if this works or not. If I'm wrong about the version, scrolling up or down might get to the correct version. Looking at the version 8 workaround doesn't look pretty...
At 01:59 PM 5/2/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>Forwarded for Phil Barnes.
>Can someone that uses AOL help him figure out what he needs to do to post to RCSE?
>>I would post this to RCSE but I have never figured out how to submit stuff in
>>"plain text" or turn off "MIME". I am rather computer illiterate.
>>The kevlar certainly should extend far enough forward to cover the hinge
>>That way you get the kevlar hinge. Beyond that point it is just a tradeoff
>>between strength (carbon) vs. light weight (kevlar). On my 3M
>>wings the separation is set so that there is about 1/3 wing area kevlar and
>>2/3 carbon. This was just an eyeball determination. Based on my experience
>>what looked about right. The separation point tends to move more toward the
>>LE ( as a percentage of chord) as you move out towards the tip.
>>The Mantis has a full carbon skin. There is a 3/4" wide strip of kevlar at
>>hinge line. The video shows this but in the video I actually forgot to
>>specifically mention the kevlar strip. I think most people would have figured
>>it out anyway
>>though they might have wondered how wide the kevlar strip was.
>>I did make a couple Mantis wings with the carbon/ kevlar layup. No reason not
>>to, I just never started doing it on production Mantis wings.
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