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Old Jul 24, 2003, 12:49 PM
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Washout question

My Giles 202 has a tendency to turn right slightly with power and without power. I noticed that the right wing has a slight bit more washout than the left. Will this cause the problem? BTW, the ailerons are centered in relation to the wing and the rudder seems straight.

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Old Jul 24, 2003, 12:59 PM
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Re: Washout question

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My Giles 202 has a tendency to turn right slightly with power and without power. I noticed that the right wing has a slight bit more washout than the left. Will this cause the problem? BTW, the ailerons are centered in relation to the wing and the rudder seems straight.

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Dave
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Old Jul 24, 2003, 01:01 PM
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yes.

your left wing is creating more lift so the ac will roll right.
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Old Jul 24, 2003, 01:07 PM
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Thanks for the replies! I will fix it tonight.

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