Airframe design (501)

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Economical Multi-rotor That Can Lift 15 pounds for 20 Minute Flight

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V-tail sizing example - but is it correct?

Hi guys,I'm currently designing a kind of motor glider (ish) and am planning on using a v-tail.I wanted to ask your opinion on the sizing o…

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Typical load factors for fixed wing UAVs?

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