Aerodynamics of Model Aircraft

Sketch by Leonardo Da Vinci, 1510

This is a web site about model aircraft, airfoils, propellers and aerodynamics.

Additionally, you can visit my virtual Cox engine museum.

Throw away your old COX engine?
Naah!  Maybe I need it for my collection.

Thanks go to these friends who supported these pages (in chronological order):
Michel W., Michael S., Claus E., Johannes L., Joe C., Kenneth C., C.S.D., Steven M., Robert G., Dennis K., Oleg G., Wilfried R., Bernd P., Jörg-Michael N., Björn L., Alain A., Claus T., Clive S., Anthony P., Chris W., Andreas M., Franz M., Thomas K., Stephen R., Nathan B., Warren L., Don M. (Naish Sails), Marc L. (Technopower), Nikolay S.

Thanks go also to all the people, who offered web domains, space on their web servers, free lunch and other forms of support.

The purpose of this non-commercial site is to provide material about aerodynamics of model airplanes.
Most of the information is the result of work dedicated to high performance contest model aircraft.

Last modification of this page: 21.05.18

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