Wind Tunnel

Design process-tail volume. By Barnaby Wainfan.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-CG limits and tail size.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-CG loading, part 2.

Design Process: CG Loading

Empty weight and empty CG of the airplane are fixed and do not vary from flight to flight. The same cannot be said of its contents.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: balance, part 3.

Wind Tunnel

Design Process-balance, part 2.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: balance.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: wing size and landing distance.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: wing size and stall speed.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: wing size and takeoffs.

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Modern Exterior Aircraft Lighting

It’s your best way of letting other making your presence known to other pilots, so your exterior lighting system deserves careful thought and planning early on in the build process. Fortunately, there are choices for every plane and budget.

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Wheel bearing service—easy add-on to a brake job.

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Hinges for your homebuilt.

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