mlefebvre Posted January 15, 2004 Share Posted January 15, 2004 I was wondering if the engineers here could maybe help me with some ideas about removable wing fuel tanks. I have seen one of the Long-EZ's that went on the long distance flight had torpedo like fuel tanks under each wing. Dick Rutan was saying that they were a "permement" modification (we all know nothing is permement in fiberglass) that were made for the trip. I was wondering how hard would it be to design a latching system that could support these tanks when needed and then be removable when not needed. Kinda like what bombers use to hold their payload under their wings. He was very helpful in the design of the tanks themselves and how to attatch in a permement fashion, but I was interested in taking it step farther. Any ideas out there? Marc Quote Tis far easier to ask for forgiveness than for permission. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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