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Offline hesham

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Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« on: June 29, 2017, 07:27:17 am »
Hi,

please see those amazing flying wing Projects,designed by M. Henter during 1930s.

https://www.google.com/patents/US2194596?dq=M.+Henter+airplane&hl=ar&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi0gtLWj-PUAhVCXRoKHT8yB9UQ6AEIJjAA

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Re: Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2017, 10:29:18 am »
The list of badly-conceived flying wing designs in patents seems to be endless  ::)

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Re: Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2017, 07:19:32 pm »
The list of badly-conceived flying wing designs in patents seems to be endless  ::)

Hello Sir - what do you find to be badly-conceived about these designs?

They appear like they would be quite able to fly (even if they'd have less than optimal efficiency).

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Re: Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2017, 03:50:14 am »
Are you serious?

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Re: Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2017, 06:25:29 am »
Are you serious?

Yeah, except for the landing gear configuration / float volume. I don't see any reason why these designs couldn't fly.

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Re: Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2018, 01:50:28 pm »
It wold be interesting to see how they behave.One thing which wold help is some way to blow a prop or two over each rudder. Embedded engines and prop units above the wing wold do this.

Tails are what "all-wing" designs need, and most of these have tails.

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Re: Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2018, 04:58:36 pm »
It wold be interesting to see how they behave.One thing which wold help is some way to blow a prop or two over each rudder. Embedded engines and prop units above the wing wold do this.

Tails are what "all-wing" designs need, and most of these have tails.

Good question.

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Re: Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2018, 11:26:40 pm »
The list of badly-conceived flying wing designs in patents seems to be endless  ::)

Well, some concepts have been re-used both by Boeing-NASA on the "C-Wing" (McMaster-Paisley-Hubert-Kroo-Bofah-Sullivan-Drela) and by Synergy Aircraft

C-Wing:
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19970003675.pdf

McGinnis Synergy:
http://synergyaircraft.com/
« Last Edit: March 23, 2018, 11:52:09 pm by Retrofit »

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Re: Amazing Flying Wing Projects,M. Henter from 1930s
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2018, 01:21:50 am »
Which is pretty much what I said  ;)