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Aug 13, 2009, 10:45 AM
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Cutting cores for multi-panel & taper wings with ailerons


When cutting cores for a multi-panel, multi-taper wing which will be using ailerons that extend across multiple panels, to you vertically align the airfoils to where the hinge point (top, bottom or center) will form a straight line, or do you align them by the center chord line?
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Aug 13, 2009, 10:54 AM
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Yep, you are on the right track. align them by the hinge line and rotate the washout aroudn that point to. This will result in a straight hinge that will move more freeley and last longer.
Aug 13, 2009, 11:12 AM
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djklein21 - that's what i was figurin', but wanted to be sure before i comensed cutting. Thanks!


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