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Upswept wingtip question

Upswept wingtip question

Upswept wingtip question

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HI all,

I'm finishing the wingtips of my kit airplane.
With help of a laser I made sure the trailing edges of both wings are perfectly level and both wings have the same angle of incidence.

However, the fiberglass parts are not 100% identical.
One wingtip is about 12 mm ~ 0.5 inch higher.



What impact would this have on flying characteristics?
Heavy wing?


RE: Upswept wingtip question

Perhaps a slight pull to one side or a tendency to fall off to one side in a straight ahead stall.

RE: Upswept wingtip question

1/2" should have little effect on handling … but it is enough that you could trim off some and make the difference less.

another day in paradise, or is paradise one day closer ?

RE: Upswept wingtip question

if you wouldnt like to play with the trim of the wingtip just add trim tab on the trailing edge of the wing, finding proper bending angle of it should be easily achievable after two - three flights

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