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Getting started n wing ribs


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Apr 15, 2008
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My Hatz Bantam will use stamped aluminum wing ribs, so this may be the wrong crowd for this question. But....

How do I get started? The plans include small scale drawings of the ribs, but no full scale stuff. And no numbers to draw up the required arcs.

It uses the Clark Y airfoil, and I know the chord length. Can I simply find polars for the Clark Y and "do it myself"?

There are some wing bits that Mr. Bantam hasn't yet drawn up, but I don't know if rib details are among them. I guess I'd better ask. Being an "early bird" has its drawbacks, I suppose.


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