Question on Canards and Main Wings

Bruce Crain

Begin forwarded message:

From: Mike Shuck <mikeshuck2001@...>
Date: September 1, 2020 at 7:49:17 AM CDT
To: jcrain2@...
Subject: Re: Re:  [Q-List] Question on Canards and Main Wings
Reply-To: Mike Shuck <mikeshuck2001@...>

Thank you, Jay! I hugely appreciate all your help!


On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 5:19 PM, jcrain2@...
<jcrain2@...> wrote:
Hi Mike!
Here are the specs for the canard and main wing for the Quickie in the form of Tri gear from Jay Scheevel of Grand Junction, CO.  Hope this helps.  Jay is a bit over my head but he has built a wonderful TriQ 200 with a Jabiru water cooled engine with many great mods!
Let me know if you need anything.
Bruce Crain

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From: "Jay Scheevel" <jay@...>
To: <>
Subject: Re: [Q-List] Question on Canards and Main Wings
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:21:17 -0600

Hi Bruce,
You can send Mike the  attached files. They are the asci files for Javafoil input that contain the geometries for BL 15 (fuselage wall), BL50 and BL100. Both the canard and the wing in the same file for each BL. The ordinates are their relative position as installed on the fuselage of the Tri-Q2, per plans. The absolute x-coordinates are in meters relative to the firewall located at 0.0 meters (FS 14 in plans) and the y-coordinates are relative to the ground (0.0 meters) for purposes of ground-effect modeling.  The plans-correct sweep and washout are also represented by the coordinates these files (LS1 canard, and Eppler Wing).  There is no anhedral, since I have modeled a Tri-Q with flat canard.
Mike can contact me offline if he has any questions. Also, may want to make him aware of my papers on the modeling, in case he is interested. Here are the links from my website:
From: <> On Behalf Of Bruce Crain
Sent: Sunday, August 30, 2020 2:05 PM
Subject: [Q-List] Question on Canards and Main Wings
Hi “Q Bees”!  Say Mike Shuck sent this note to me with questions on main wing and canard.  I am forwarding this to all of you to see if we can get him the correct info.  He has agreed to do a seminar on the airfoils that we have as compared to the Epley airfoil.  He will present at Field Of Dreams and you don’t want to miss it!  Leaning in your direction a bit Jay!  
Thanks guys!

Begin forwarded message:
From: Mike Shuck <mikeshuck2001@...>
Date: August 29, 2020 at 11:30:17 PM CDT
To: "jcrain2@..." <jcrain2@...>
Subject: Question on Canards and Main Wings
Hi Bruce,
I'm working on the the canards and main wings re: airfoils.
I have the ordinates for them but for the Q2/Q200 and the Quickie but I need to know the chord length in inches of the canards for each of the 2 models and the chord length of the main wings of each of the 2 models. If the main wings are tapered I need the maximum chord and the minimum chord in inches and I can derive the mean aerodynamic chord from that data. This way I can calculate the Reynolds numbers for each.
I hope you can help me on this. I'm going to add a canard of my own design for the Q2/200 and airfoils for the main wings of each (for theoretical uses only) just to spice up the PowerPoint presentation.
Thank you!

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