Lumenier RB2205C-12 2400KV SKITZO Ceramic Bearing Motor
Thread Tools
This thread is privately moderated by Gerry__, who may elect to delete unwanted replies.
Old Feb 15, 2011, 02:14 PM
Gerry__ is offline
Find More Posts by Gerry__
Bye Bye VP Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
Gerry__'s Avatar
Discussion

The Downwind Turn


The idea of turning from upwind to downwind is something that often confuses model and full scale pilots alike. It has also been know to confuse the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority).

In this excellent article by a well renowned South African instructor, all is explained.

http://www.avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=61963 but you are required to register to view.

http://www.gbfs.co.za/images/Dragons.pdf
Last edited by Gerry__; Apr 12, 2011 at 12:28 PM.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Feb 20, 2011, 03:59 AM
gdh240 is offline
Find More Posts by gdh240
Greg
gdh240's Avatar
A very informative read!!
Old Feb 22, 2011, 05:06 PM
Gerry__ is offline
Find More Posts by Gerry__
Bye Bye VP Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
Gerry__'s Avatar
Here's another good source of info: http://wright.nasa.gov/airplane/move.html
Old Mar 28, 2011, 04:23 AM
Gerry__ is offline
Find More Posts by Gerry__
Bye Bye VP Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
Gerry__'s Avatar
The author has tried to get this removed from RC Groups. I'm refusing, claiming 'fair use of copyright' as my defence. The whole article is available free via the link above anyway, so I don't see what the problem is.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Aerodynamics and Downwind-to-base turn SyncroScott Modeling Science 14 May 27, 2009 04:39 AM
Discussion Downwind turn again? Shees!!! davzucker Sailplane Talk 129 Dec 27, 2008 06:15 PM
Discussion The Downwind Turn -killed Two Here Texas Buzzard Modeling Science 196 Apr 10, 2008 06:44 AM
Just read most of the closed downwind turn thread. Flight Engineer Modeling Science 5 Jul 04, 2005 09:36 AM
Downwind Turn pimmer Modeling Science 281 Jun 01, 2005 08:00 AM