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Women in Business Q&A: Joni Fedders, President, Aileron

Joni Fedders

Joni serves as President of Aileron, a national small business training institute, headquartered just outside of Dayton, formed by billionaire Clay Mathile, the former owner of pet food maker Iams Co. 1,344 more words

Roll models

Featured Image: Roll control drawing from the original
“June Bug” patent application. (See below for a link.) 

Roll models

Now, I dislike greedy, counter-productive litigation as much as the next person (especially if the next person happens to be X-Plane’s… 1,126 more words

Aviation History

Fabric Covering Wing 2 of 8

With the wing turned upside down, the first length of fabric was draped over and glued on the trailing edge with a one inch glued turnover section on the topside of the wing. 367 more words

Verification of the Model Geometry: the Wing

In this post I will continue verification of my model by matching it against the photos. This time I will check the wing geometry.

In the first photo from the Pacific Aviation Museum (in my model it is marked as PAM-1) I identified several differences (Figure 31‑1): 1,315 more words


The Devils Marbles

We drove the 462km from the Ayres Rock Resort and landed back in Alice Springs.  We had a couple of days here doing the usual restocking of groceries etc. 471 more words


Day 62 - A Town like Alice

The final leg of drive to Alice Springs seemed to take an eternity.

Only about 20km south of our motel was Wycliffe Well, which claims to be the UFO centre of Australia. 249 more words

GOAT 2015

Modeling the Aileron

In the previous post I have modeled the aileron bay in the SBD Dauntless wing. However, it was one of the cases when I followed my intuition and the mathematical precision of the computer models instead checking how this detail looks in the real airplane. 667 more words