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Old Feb 02, 2004, 05:40 PM
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Practical effect of dihedral on DS models

Hi all,

What practical effect does dihedral angle have on a DS model? (ie, how does increased dihedral angle affect model stability?).

I can wrap my head around the theory (increased drag etc), but I was curious to hear flight reports.

Cheers,
Adam
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Old Feb 04, 2004, 01:42 PM
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it will limit roll rate which is important for maneuvering as you go up and down. Prolly more drag too than lift. Stability wise...Im not sure
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