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Jul 30, 2002, 09:09 AM
Chief Turnip Inspector

Searching for Don Bailey/ Aerodynamic Washout

Does anyone out there have an e-mail address for Don Bailey?

You can send it to if he doesn't want it worded about.

Failing that, can anyone explain aerodynamic washout to me?
By that I mean how do you choose airfoils for root and tip to get washout, but avoid putting a 'twist' in the wing.

Any favorite airfoils for this?
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Jul 31, 2002, 07:43 AM
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aerodynamic washout

I was just rereading that article in SE modeler you want use a higher aspect ratio airfoil at the tips for aerodynamic washout.

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Jul 31, 2002, 10:32 AM
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Aerodynamic washout

I suppose you could create aerodynamic washout by using an airfoil with a lower lift coefficient at a given speed and angle of attack than the one at the root.

Jul 31, 2002, 12:58 PM
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Thanks for the input guys. I know the article you are talking about...I'm away from home right now for 10 more days, and can't get the article.

Michael, I got your e-mail, thanks again.

Any practical examples/suggestions?

E205 for root and E168 for tip?

Thanks for any input...
Jul 31, 2002, 07:26 PM
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don is

one of the boneheads over to big bonehead's web site...multiplex site, scale soaring is the thread you want to enlist in. thus, you will find the source, may be with you.

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