MM88

 NEW MEGA MANTA 88 INCH
COVERED FLYING WING
 A NEW FLYING WING PROJECT JUST FOR FUN
STARTED JULY 2015

 

 

THIS WEB SITE IS DESIGNED TO SHOW THE PROGRESS AND
PROCEDURES FOR BUILDING A LARGE FLYING WING.
    THE CORES ARE CUT FROM 4 INCH OF EPP FOAM CONNECTED
TO 16 INCHES OF POLY WHITE FOAM. 


FIRST THE WINGS ARE HOT WIRE CUT FROM STOCK MEGA MANTA TEMPLATES.
A SECOND MATCHING TEMPLATE WAS MADE FOR A CONTINUOUS CENTER SECTION OF 18 INCHES
THE WING FROM THE CORD TO THE TIP ARE STOCK MEGA MANTA WINGS. ADD THE 18 INCH
CENTER SECTION PROVIDES A MUCH LONGER WING.

 

THE FIRST FOUR INCHES OF LEADING EDGE IS EPP FOAM FOR THE BUMPER EFFECT.
THE SECTIONS ARE CUT TO PROVIDE I BEAM CARBON FIBER SPARS