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*chuckle* If you look at the credits for that article, you *might* find a familiar name or two.
No - only some nobody named Evan L. Mayerle
Our very own Evan (aka elmayerle) is the perspn credited in the original article (Airpower, March 2005) for explaining the principles of the external elevon. The authour and illustrator, I believe is Jared A. Zichek.Close to 20 years ago I'd corresponded by snail mail & over the Internet with Evan on number of aviation design concepts. This 1998 art of jet powered Yokosuka R2Y2s (escorted by Kyushu J7W1s) was result of design drawings he'd sent me to render the art that 16 years later is still up on j-aircraft.com: