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Wind Tunnel

Design process: wing size and landing distance.

Wind Tunnel

This month Barnaby Wainfan turns his attention to the control system and how various aspects such as linkages, the elevator planform and tail aspect ratio, and trailing-edge treatments affect pitch control.

Viewfinder

Editor-at-Large Marc Cook takes a look at Rotax’s first foray into fuel-injected engines: the 912iS.

Build Your Skills: Fabric

This month, fabric expert Ron Alexander discusses attaching the fabric to the aircraft parts using either a pre-sewn envelope or individually cut pieces of fabric. The process is optimized for strength in flight as well as aesthetic appeal.