Sailplane Wing Design (OSTIV)

Convention Center Room A1 Friday, March 2, 2018 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

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Mark Maughmer – OSTIV Speaker

This presentation will explore some of the aerodynamics that must be considered in designing the wings of modern sailplane. The goal is to explain, without relying on heavy mathematics, the trade-offs that result in the wings of our sailplanes looking the way they do.