Nose width II.
Subject: Nose width II.
From: email@example.com (Lepez Philippe)
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1993 13:27:45 -1000
First of all, thanks for those that answered my first posting about nose
There is a factor I was thinking of, and that noboby listed :
with a wide nose the frame is much less stiffer (except if you have an X-join
at the top spreader), so that in turns the wole frame change of shape with the
top speader moving from left to rigth (or the opposite), so that you obtain an
assymetric kite while truning.
Straight line In turn
/ | \ /| \
/ | \ / | \ (hope you get what I mean)
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I am not sure this happens (but I think so) and don't know if it is a factor we have to count with.
As always, please comment.
P.S. for Ron : Thanks for preparing an article on frame balance, this is the
Philippe Lepez (CP 125), | | Good kite
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