Planeur Aile Volante (oz13214)


Planeur Aile Volante (oz13214) by M Chaudron from MRA 1946 - plan thumbnail

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Planeur Aile Volante (Flying Wing glider). Free flight glider model. Wingspan 1.25 m.

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Planeur Aile Volante (oz13214) by M Chaudron from MRA 1946 - model pic

  • (oz13214)
    Planeur Aile Volante
    by M Chaudron
    from MRA
    June 1946 
    49in span
    Glider F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 12/07/2021
    Filesize: 502KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: OlivierAubard

Planeur Aile Volante (oz13214) by M Chaudron from MRA 1946 - pic 003.jpg
Planeur Aile Volante (oz13214) by M Chaudron from MRA 1946 - pic 004.jpg

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Hi Steve and Mary, I thought that I would try to see what this glider looks like. Have attached 2 photos of this weird bird [main pic, 003]. Because the file is 3D, any other view can be generated if desired.
Gene - 10/08/2021
Gene... with all the great work you've done for this site and so many plans, I would be the last person to question your depiction of this one, but the trailing edge (main pic) seems somewhat a bit too "straight" to me. Of course, this might be all an illusion because of the chosen angle. This is a highly swept wing, so again, not questioning your work, but... maybe another depiction at an angle that shows off the high sweep to good effect?
RC Yeager - 11/08/2021
Hi Steve, there is a section where the trailing edge is not straight when you look edge on. Around 75% outboard to accommodate the strong reflex. At least that's how I modeled it. And, I have no idea how to build this model as no incidences for the airfoils were given.
Gene Rock - 11/08/2021
Attached a 3 view [see pic 004, also as pdf, see supplement file].
Gene - 12/08/2021
Nice work, Gene, it does end up in quite an elegant shape. I myself was working on&off (mostly off) on rearranging the original diverse parts into a continuous wing - which was entertaining given the vagaries of the original drawing - but you got there first and with a fine 3D view too, so gold medal for you, and none for me :-)
Miguel - 13/08/2021
Diffuser tips - cool! The inward angle of the anhedral break provides reflex and yaw stability all in one. Made a few FF like this and they can perform quite well. Also note - the Estes ARV Condor model rocket kit, now OOP, used this on a pair of parasite gliders.
Mike D - 01/11/2021
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