Swift hang glider

    It's a personnal project at 1/6 scale of the swift.....in wood...

I started my study with some picts extracted from an old video of the aluminium prototype dated of june 1990.

 

...found many docs about the conception of swift.....

http://aero.stanford.edu/Reports/SWIFTAIAA004336.pdf

http://www.glidertown.com/pdf/SWIFT_sailplane.pdf

...analized the Cg with AC calculator

 

...analized the airfoil and wingplan in xlfr5...

 

modelised it in Rhino...

 

...started the building in balsa.....

                                            

  Study of a wooden swift scale one....

   

 Akaflieg version....

        

 

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