Bellanca Aircruiser CF-AWR

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Re: Bellanca Aircruiser CF-AWR

#26 Post by Antique Pilot » Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:10 am

Antique Pilot wrote:
Mapleflt wrote:Just curious could or would this piece of aviation art, it really is a unique configuration be considered a biplane. I expect the additional surfaces generate lift even with the anhedral and dihedral(sp ?).
It is not considered a bi-plane. The wing design is called a "Sesqui-plane" Sesqui is a combining form meaning one and a half. Yes the lower panels would develop considerable lift.

The view from the right seat of Bellanca CF-BTW southbound to Pickle from Big Trout.

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