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VGs Anyone?

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Aug 18, 2006
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What is the concensus opinion on VG's for a biplane such as these? Could they decrease stalling speed and consequently lower approach and landing speeds, thus enhancing safety OR would they increase the entry speed requirements for some acro maneuvers thus unnecessarily increasing g-loading and airframe fatigue? Could it make a biplane "un-snappable"?

Some Acro Sports have been fitted with stall strips, but I haven't found out what problem they were trying to cure with that remedy. I would like to lower the landing speeds without compromising the acro ability too much.

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