Re: easy VGs

L Koutz <koutzl@...>

You have any idea how thick this Mylar is? How did you stick then on?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward MacLeod" <ed@...>
To: <q-LIST@...>
Sent: Monday, September 25, 2000 3:52 PM
Subject: [Q-LIST] easy VGs

Has anyone tried overhead projector sheet (Mylar?) for VG material?
I mounted them but have not flown with them yet, let me know if it is a
bad idea.

They are very, very easy. You print the pattern on the sheet with your
laser printer and cut them out with scissors.

I mounted one on my car hood to check out the aerodynamic flex and there
was zero visible flex at 80 mph.

Once mounted, they are nearly invisible (accept for the shadow). Because
they readily flex, they are more durable than the hard plastic I used
before. They feel like feathers when you rub your hand accross them.

Coincidently I use an overhead projector pen to mark the ends of the VG
positions on the canard. Just rinse with water and the marks wash away

I would have tried out the new VGs, but the Post Office took three weeks
to get my prop to the shop using Priority Mail. It arrived there today but
the prop guru started his vacation today, and so it goes.

Happy flights,

Ed m

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