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 Post subject: Spratt 109 Control Wing
PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:24 pm 
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The "Control Wing" aircraft is very different from aircraft designed conventionally. Normally airplanes have a fixed wing with ailerons and a tail with elevators and rudder to move the aircraft on its axis. With the "Control Wing", which features a "free-floating", easy to control design, the wing of the aircraft is pivoted to provide a variable angle of incidence while in flight. Each wing can also be moved in opposing directions, providing a banked attitude for turns. The design is also free of stall or spin characteristics.

During the 1950’s George Spratt designed the aircraft that the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in reading, Pa now owns, the only known land version, the Spratt 108, built in 1973 by Robert Quaintence of Coatesville, PA. and flown for many hours.


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Strange lookin Bird :) Sorta reminds me of the Flying Flea 8)

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