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Barnaby Wainfan

Barnaby Wainfan
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Barnaby Wainfan is a principal aerodynamics engineer for Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Design organization. A private pilot with single engine and glider ratings, Barnaby has been involved in the design of unconventional airplanes including canards, joined wings, flying wings and some too strange to fall into any known category.

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Design process-tail volume. By Barnaby Wainfan.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-CG limits and tail size.

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Design process-CG loading, part 2.

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Design process-CG loading.

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Design process: balance, part 3.

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Design Process-balance, part 2.

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Design process: balance.

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Design process: wing size and landing distance.

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Design process: wing size and stall speed.

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Design process: wing size and takeoffs.

In Case You Missed it

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Design process: wing size and landing distance.

How To Sell Your Homebuilt Aircraft

Helpful tips for setting the price, finding a buyer, showing your plane, and protecting yourself from risk.

Tricked-Out Tailwheel

T3 suspension system eliminates relaunches when touchdowns are a bit too firm.

Wind Tunnel

Gyroplanes, part 3.