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Old Sep 17, 2012, 09:05 AM
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How does the shape of the wing affect its performance?


When I say 'shape of the wing' I don't mean the cross sectional profile of the airofoil. I'm referring to the overall design of the wing like delta, elliptical, rectangular, tapered, swept back/forward, etc.

Also, if 2 wings have the same wing area and have the same wing profile, but differ in the overall shape, would their lift coefficients be the same? If not, why and how?
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 09:57 AM
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 11:03 AM
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Thanks man! I didn't know that forum existed.


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