Old 5th Jan 2019, 02:10
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kristofera
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Bangkok
Posts: 44
tandem wing

The folding wingtip thing makes me wonder: will we at some point see large aircraft with tandem wings?

What would be the disadvantages with a forward mounted tandem wing instead of extending the wingspan?

More structural parts needed to mount the wings, more drag, forward wing possibly interfering with airflow to engines at certain AoA, what else...? Any advantages that could make it happen?
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