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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.

Repair Barn to the Rescue

The Aircraft Repair Barn at Oshkosh is where airplanes that have mechanical problems or damage go to be repaired during AirVenture.  The Repair Barn...

Wind Tunnel

Design process-wing size.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-initial weights.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-size, bones, and balance.

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 7-runway surface.

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 6-obstacles.

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 5-airports.

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 4-more about speed.

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 3-how fast?

Wind Tunnel

Design process, part 2-how high should you fly?

In Case You Missed it

DIY Bond Studs

Cost-effective ways to restrain wiring and small equipment.

Wind Tunnel

Prop gyro.

Ask The DAR

Where you you find the gross weight of an aircraft? And can you re-register an airplane that the FAA has deemed “destroyed?”

Folding Portable GPS Mount

By Jim Fleischman.