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Author Topic: Turning Canard into Indoor Glider?  (Read 1146 times)
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« on: August 17, 2009, 09:00 PM »

Hi,

I remember seeing a video somewhere of somebody flying a Canard indoor like a glider, dipping it around, flatspins and the like. Not sure if its the original Canard modded or some other similar looking kite.

Anybody have any good recommendations of turning a stock Canard into a low wind/no wind glider? I"m thinking maybe nose weights, changing the AOA on the bridle etc..

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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2009, 03:27 PM »

I have glided them in no winds outdoor but you have to keep tension, I bet it would take quite a bit of weight to turn it into a real glider.

The tow point is supper easy to move though.
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2009, 07:59 PM »

Captian Chaos converted his canard to an indoor flyer.  I'll see if I can get the specs from him.  I know he reframed it and installed a bridle rather then a single tow point.
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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2009, 08:09 PM »

Captian Chaos converted his canard to an indoor flyer.  I'll see if I can get the specs from him.  I know he reframed it and installed a bridle rather then a single tow point.
Dave

Thanks! That'll be really nice and a project I'll look forward to trying it out on. Looking forward to the mods

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