MODEL & MINIATURE AIRCRAFT DESIGN
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Longitudinal stability explained. A close look at model aircraft stability problems as applied to a modern F1B Wakefield freeflight rubber model. AERO MODELLER #719 Dec 1995 (v.60) pg. 48
The long and short of it. How a model aircraft's moment arm affects its flight characteristics. AERO MODELLER #767 Sep 1999 (v.64) pg. 32
The neutral point. Understanding and locating the neutral point of an aircraft which relates to its stability. AERO MODELLER #769 Nov 1999 (v.64) pg. 21
Fit for action. Trimming a scale model for successful flight begins on the drawing board. AERO MODELLER #781 Nov 2000 (v.65) pg. 25
Where's the CG. Centerofgravity on an indoor Pennyplane. Part 1. Concept of margin of stability. MODEL AVIATION Aug 1990 (v.16#8) pg. 166
Spiral stability and the bowl effect. Part 1. Importance of full spiral stability in the performance of freeflight models and radiocontrol sailplanes. MODEL AVIATION Sep 1990 (v.16#9) pg. 100
Added Info MODEL AVIATION Nov 1990 (v.16#11) pg. 10
Junior flight. Using a 3"x5" file card to demonstrate how an airplane flies. MODEL AVIATION Sep 1990 (v.16#9) pg. 132
Where's the CG. Part 2. Critical components of aerodynamic stability. MODEL AVIATION Oct 1990 (v.16#10) pg. 183
Spiral stability and the bowl effect. Part 2. Flight dynamics during circling flight. How spiral stability is affected in spirally unstable aircraft. MODEL AVIATION Oct 1990 (v.16#10) pg. 112
Device for locating the center of gravity of a model airplane. MODEL AVIATION Jan 1991 (v.17#1) pg. 19
Vertical tail size for models. Part 1. Combined influence of vertical tail size and total effective dihedral on a model's stability in flight. MODEL AVIATION Mar 1992 (v.18#3) pg. 62
Vertical tail size for models. Part 2. Tail size, turning trim, wing dihedral, and effective dihedral. MODEL AVIATION Apr 1992 (v.18#4) pg. 52
A primer on aerodynamics. A master modeller gives advice on how to select or modify a sound design. MODEL AVIATION Sep 1992 (v.18#9) pg. 28
Added Info MODEL AVIATION Jan 1993 (v.19#1) pg. 5
How to trim a model. Applying elementary aerodynamic concepts will help you design (or improve) your model airplane. Part 1. MODEL AVIATION Feb 1993 (v.19#2) pg. 28
How to trim a model. Part 2. MODEL AVIATION Mar 1993 (v.19#3) pg. 52
Centrifugal force and its role in model aircraft design and flight. MODEL AVIATION Jul 1993 (v.19#7) pg. 44
Added Info MODEL AVIATION Oct 1993 (v.19#10) pg. 117
Aerodynamic investigations. Using an electricpowered model aircraft to help solve aerodyanmic problems and improve performance. Part 1. Wing design parameters. MODEL AVIATION Aug 1993 (v.19#8) pg. 36
Aerodynamic investigations. Part 2. Horizontal tails, winglets, and force arrangements. MODEL AVIATION Sep 1993 (v.19#9) pg. 28
Structural design of model aircraft. Part 1. MODEL AVIATION Jul 1994 (v.20#7) pg. 33
Structural design of model aircraft. Part 2. MODEL AVIATION Aug 1994 (v.20#8) pg. 53
Model design using spreadsheets. Includes a sample spreadsheet file which shows the calculations for a conventional aircraft with segmented wing panel. MODEL AVIATION Jan 1998 (v.24#1) pg. 59
Aeodynamics discussion considers the pitch stability and balancing of R/C aerobatic model airplanes. MODEL AVIATION Feb 1999 (v.25#2) pg. 67
Lofting, a technique of drawing shapes that will result in smooth outside form. Use it to generate the formers for any crosssection fuselage and the ribs for a tapered wing. Can also be used to design cowls and canopies. MODEL AVIATION Nov 1999 (v.25#11) pg. 85
Go one better. Ways to improve your model airplane's performance. Ideas on the development of an aileroncontrolled power sport model suitable for mild aerobatics. RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Mar 1990 (v.32#3) pg. 206
Adjustable jig for balancing model aircraft of various sizes. RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Sep 1992 (v.35#9) pg. 59
Tip on using a spring balance to locate the center of gravity of a model airplane. RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Dec 1992 (v.35#12) pg. 79
Designing your own scale model aircraft. Modeling a "Tipsy Junior" is used to illustrate the process. Part 1. Scale and size of the model. RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Jun 1994 (v.37#6) pg. 77
Designing your own scale model aircraft. Part 2. Structure. RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Jul 1994 (v.37#7) pg. 26
Tip on adjusting a model aircraft to the correct center of gravity. RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Aug 1994 (v.37#8) pg. 71
Designing your own scale model aircraft. Part 3. More scale model airframe construction techniques. RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Aug 1994 (v.37#8) pg. 75
