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Re: Bottom winglets

It's my understanding that the XL uses 173 wings.  If this is the case,
what is your recomendation for 173' regarding bottom winglets?

Denis Miller 173FGE

> From: Alan Shaw <wingco@iu.net>
> To: Al Gietzen <alventures@email.msn.com>; Velocity Reflector
> Subject: Re: Bottom winglets
> Date: Saturday, August 08, 1998 11:32 AM
> > Don writes  >adding lower winglets(strongly
> > recommended.) <
> >
> > There seems to be strong opinions that these are important; and that
> > are not.  I'd be very interested in reasons for having them (or not),
> > than there is likely to be less damage to your wing if you drag a
> >
> > Al Gietzen,
> The XL they built is bigger and longer than our older "standard"
fuselages and
> needs more tail feathers.  The factory has made molds for these that fit
on my
> molded "big wing".   Mark has flown the XL both ways and said it is much
> on landing with them.The standard wings (small) that have been built to
> without decreasing toe-in, as some builders do, are great without the
> bottoms.
> Alan