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Old 10-25-2009, 03:14 PM   #261 (permalink)
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Thanks for the suggestion Mike,

Here's what the boattail might look like based on the airplane profile you posted:

My first drawing was fairly close, but the top was too steep at the back. I also just truncated it about where it would have to for taillights, etc.

I just had a thought: the video cameras I am using for side mirrors could be used to video a tuft test of the underside of the boattail! They cost ~$22 and they could be recorded on a laptop with a basic analog video input plug.

Sincerely, Neil

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