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Open Class Super-Ship from Windward Performance
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the RHJ-8, here is a link that you
might find interesting.
"Dave Nadler" wrote in message
On Saturday, August 4, 2012 9:28:40 AM UTC-4, kirk.stant wrote:
However, I have to admit I would prefer the cockpit
configuration to be tandem instead of side-by-side.
Add my vote for side-by-side. I still have my whale
(RHJ-8), and most pilots have really enjoyed the
seating. No shouting back and forth down a long tube,
MUCH friendlier for rides, shared set of instruments.
Easier for instructor to see what's going on with
student and hit him. Visibility impact is not so much !
CG management is more challenging especially if
pilots are far enough in front of wing for good
Much-appreciated side-by-side designs include
Platypus and Akaflieg Darmstadt D41 (sadly no
more). Most pilots who have flown these really
like the arrangement !
Always lots of opinions out there ;-)
Best Regards, Dave
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