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camber on landing gear

George

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Hi all,

while we are starting the covering process (on wings and tail) on my Skybolt, we were checking the landing gear setup on my Skybolt (again!). The previous builder had build the old gear and I decided that I will be happy with the old gear. He has build in some positive camber, and I was wondering 2 things: Does anybody have a feeling on how much camber is acceptable, and what it does to performance. I am assuming more camber will decrease the lifetime of the rubber. Anything else?

Thanks for any advice,

- George

 

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