Cornelius FSW powered transport and unmanned glider aircraft

hesham

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Hi,

the G.W. Cornelius designer of the Cornelius Aircraft Company
made a amazing patent about FSW four-engined transport
aircraft and a fuel unmanned glider,the last one mentioned
in the Aerfiles site.

When my dear Paul (Overscan) spoke about the tribody,
that inspired to me to search about that item in Google
patent site.

http://www.aerofiles.com/_cl.html
http://www.google.com/patents?id=4rdvAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA4&dq=tribody+aircraft&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false
 

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The perspective is odd but, if you allow for modest dihedral, that wing looks forward-swept...

Other than looking good, would it have enough control moment ??
 

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Hi,


here is anther Cornelius tailless aircraft.


http://www.adventurelounge.com/aircraft/full/design/109.html
 

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It's a question of definition, I think, as this patent shows a canard, that means the
flying surfaces are in front of the wing, instead of behind. So canard designs are
often not counted as tailless, I think.
 

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My dear Jemiba,


please look to the profile view,it is almost a tailless aircraft.
 

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