The Evolution of Wing Sections

The Evolution of Wing Sections

The Evolution of Wing Sections

March 17, 2020 By Brian Bigg
AOPA SPORT Digital Contributor, DAVID HUSTON takes a detailed look at why our wings look like they do.
Aviators have always looked for the best performance from their wings, and this depends among other things on the wing cross section. This was appreciated even before the ...This content...

Aviators have always looked for the best performance from their wings, and this depends among other things on the wing cross section. This was appreciated even before the ...

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Brian Bigg

Brian Bigg is one of Australia’s most experienced aviation journalists. He was the founding editor of Australian Pilot magazine for AOPA, the premier communication medium for general aviation in Australia. Several years later, he became the publisher and founding editor of Sport Pilot magazine, the largest circulation aviation magazine in Australia, with a monthly readership of 14,000. Brian trained in a Piper Tomahawk and flew Archers and Trinidads. Then he shifted to ultralights. He owns and flies an Atec Zephyr which is based at Camden in NSW. Brian remains one of the most passionate advocates for recreational flying in Australia.

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