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SAE "Aero Design West, 2000"

June 9-11,2000

Lancaster Ca

Air Force Academy "Super Nerds" entry

With the addition of some form of aerodynamic yaw control, this one should work well. As it was, when the nose wheel leaves the ground, there is no directional control, which with the nearly persistent 30 degree off runway heading wind created a weather-cock situation on almost every takeoff attempt. The structure took a LOT of abuse hitting the safety fence several times.

AFA Sn in-flight...AFA S-Nerds in flight

.SAE Page 6.

Left Menu ArrowReturn to Main Menu...... ..Open Class..

..Computing takeoff speeds..


Paul Burke .e-mail