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Old 02-16-2018, 01:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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These radical ideas all follow a theme.

Compare to a higher tail that gets you the departure angle you want, and has a flying wheel that only has contact before the boat tail proper ground-strikes. Since it doesn't have to carry the weight for three wheels, it could be lighter.

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