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    Default New wing for Voodoo?

    On Voodoo's fan site is reported that the sponsor had made LIDAR design analysis and they built a new wing. What means "new"? Other airfoil with completely new designed ribs and skin, or maybe the (higher Mach number) P-51 H airfoil?

    Please correct me, but from outside what I understand this is a too huge undertaking for Unlimited racers, isn't it?
    I think clipped (stock) wings, modify wing incidence, new wingtips and smooth surface as possible are the main modifications made as example on Voodoo or Strega?

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    Last edited by Gibbs; 08-21-2017 at 01:04 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbs View Post
    On Voodoo's fan site is reported that the sponsor had made LIDAR design analysis and they built a new wing. What means "new"? Other airfoil with completely new designed ribs and skin, or maybe the (higher Mach number) P-51 H airfoil?

    Please correct me, but from outside what I understand this is a too huge undertaking for Unlimited racers, isn't it?
    I think clipped (stock) wings, modify wing incidence, new wingtips and smooth surface as possible are the main modifications made as example on Voodoo or Strega?

    Thanks
    Gibbs
    From what I understand it was re-profiled (Airfoil changed) using some kind of foam.

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    Default Re: New wing for Voodoo?

    *My Air Race Site*

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    ^^^Helllllll yaaaaaaa!
    You'll get your chance, smart guy!

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    Default Re: New wing for Voodoo?

    That is sweet!

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    Default Re: New wing for Voodoo?

    Wonder what it will sound like when the power is up.

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    Default Re: New wing for Voodoo?

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMX105 View Post
    From what I understand it was re-profiled (Airfoil changed) using some kind of foam.
    Ahh.... yep!
    And what is with typical P-51 wing entanglement if teams are clipping their wings?

    stock P-51 D:
    wing incidence is about +1 degree at root
    and about -1 degree at tip (wingspan 37 ft)

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