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The weightshift-controlled microlight aeroplane

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Microlight aircraft are increasingly becoming the most popular segment of private aviation. In the United Kingdom the majority (about 2500 of a total fleet of 3500) of these aircraft are of the weightshift class, also known as flexwings or trikes. This paper introduces the main issues involved in the design and operation of this class of aeroplane.

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Gratton, G.B. (2001) The weightshift-controlled microlight aeroplane Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 215, (3), pp. 147-154. (doi:10.1243/0954410011533130).

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Published date: 2001
Keywords: microlight, ultralight, bcar section s, trike, flexwing, weightshift, bmaa

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Local EPrints ID: 21720
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/21720
ISSN: 0954-4100
PURE UUID: 17bda22d-818a-4da3-92b5-61d3d2dd0e69

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Date deposited: 14 Mar 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:25

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