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Articles and Reviews

Articles and Reviews:

 

RCM&E Magazine, 2006 - On the Edge - By Andy Ellison

The first major article about NCFM, who we are, where we are, what we do, what we have done, what we might do, but not when we might do it.

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The Boston Globe, 2006 - No more batteries?

Interesting article on the potential for a battery-less world?

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Harris Nelson, 2006 - Calculating the MAC on a single taper wing.

Harris was a little bored yesterday, apparently, so he drew out the formula for calc’ing the exact Mean Aerodynamic Chord on a single taper wing. This example is based on an 8″ root, 6″ tip, i.e. the Moth.

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R/C Soaring Digest, 2003 - Gordy's Travels

Article covering NCFM’s creation of the “thinning Goop” technique, and some of Gordy’s own experimentations. Written by Gordy Stahl

DOWNLOAD (PDF, 396k)

Aufwind Magazine, 2003 - By Peter Wick

German article (must sprechen sie Deutsch) on the 48″ Bluto appearing in Europe.

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R/C Soaring Digest, 2002 - Gordy's Travels

General article on NCFM, Harris Nelson, the first lifting “Delta Nose” foamie (Bluto), Moth, etc. Written by Gordy Stahl

DOWNLOAD (PDF, 292k)

Slope Flyer Magazine, 2005 - Cool New Products

Release notes on the new Halfpipe. Slope Flyer is a stellar new online magazine, created and edited by Brian Laird.

DOWNLOAD (PDF, 193k)

RCM&E Magazine, 2005 - From the Skunkworks. By Andy Ellison

Full report and flight tests on the Halfpipe in the UK.

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