Albatross 1 Configuration
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[Courtesy of Helmut Lelke, hlelke "at" worldnet.att.net, February 2002]

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Albatross I Configuration:

Airfoil: E374: cm = -0.056, 10.9% thickness (hides servo)
Wingspan: 64in
Wing area: 2.66 ft^2
Aspect Ratio: 10.6:1
Wing planform: Straight taper, 7 in root, 5 in tip
Wing sweep: None
Wing twist: None
Weight 36 oz
Wing Loading: 13.5 oz/ft^2
Dihedral: 3 degrees
Wing Servos: Hitec HS-225BB, don't use - see text for details
Battery pack: Alkaline Batteries, 4 cells, AA
CG: 28% (mean chord), see text for details
AOA Sensor Gain: 1.2
Control Surfaces: Elevons
Electronic Controls: Active Pitch Stabilizer
Sensors: Angle of Attack (AOA)

Click here for Albatross I "Design Analysis (DA)" file

Click here for "DA" software

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