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Sep 07, 2001, 02:38 PM
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Here's something to think about

In my old RCMW Sports column, we called them "WOW" - Wierd, Oddball, Wondrous.

This has to be one!


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Sep 07, 2001, 03:06 PM
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Ok, I agree, it is weird, it is a pusher but the engine is up front. How can you tell which is forward. It is going to take a while to get use to the shape. Good candiate for e-power, but I would put the prop at the L.E.

Sep 07, 2001, 03:09 PM
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I wonder how well it does flat spins...
Sep 07, 2001, 05:22 PM
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Or for added fun, make the leading edge out of razor sharp aluminum...
Sep 07, 2001, 07:11 PM
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On later, more gathered thoughts.

Not far off the Lee Richards Annular Wing?

I wonder owinel you figure the wing area?

16 cells, geared AF15 or similar breathless?

Wish I'd thought of it

Sep 07, 2001, 09:41 PM
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Roy L. Clough had a similar design 40 years ago with a Jetex 50 that flew rather well.. for what it was.
Similar "slot" behind the wing center.
This one looks a bit area shy though.
It would be an interesting thing to try, with the caveat that seeing the front end will be difficult once it gets any distance away..
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