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Thread: XP-82 as a racer ?

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    Default Re: XP-82 as a racer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by toldjaso View Post
    As for the horizontal stab outboard of the booms, they just did not need it.
    Tony LeVier raced a P-38 and they removed the outboard horizontals.
    The Cessna 337 and Anderson Greenwood AG-14 were the same way, with no outside horizontals.
    Thanks for the insight. Always was a headscratcher for me. Never ceases to amaze me what an engineer can come up with and ultimately what a pilot and flight dynamicists can render useless!

    Cheers!
    Owen Ashurst
    Performer Air Boss - Reno Air Races
    Owner - AIR BOSS ONE
    San Diego CA
    http://airbossone.com

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    Default Re: XP-82 as a racer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by toldjaso View Post
    The first P-38 had both propellers turning inward toward the fuselage at the top of the propeller arc.(No critical engine)
    TJS, I don't know if everyone here knows your qualifications, I do and thank you for stopping by and contributing!
    Wayne Sagar
    "Pusher of Electrons"

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    Default Re: XP-82 as a racer ?

    Thanks Toldjaso.
    I had it backwards!
    It's what happens when I try and be smart at work...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AAFO_WSagar View Post
    TJS, I don't know if everyone here knows your qualifications, I do and thank you for stopping by and contributing!
    Aw shucks Wayne, I just have some experience.

    Experience is that thing you get when you didn't get what you really wanted.

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