Great Downloads For Your FREE Use

 


Wing Loading Calculator

Measurement Imperial Units Metric Units
Wingspan inches mm
 
Wing Root Chord inches mm
Wing Tip Chord inches mm
Or
Average Wing Chord inches mm
Model Weight ounces grams
Wing Area sq.in sq.dm
Total Wing Loading oz/sq.ft g/sq.dm

Typical Wing Loading
Loading
Type
10 oz/sq.ft
Glider
15 oz/sq.ft
Trainers
20 oz/sq.ft
Sport Plane
25 oz/sq.ft
Fighters


Formulas Used

Wing Loading, Imperial
Loading (oz/sq.ft) = Weight(oz) / ( Wingspan(in) * Wing Chord(in) / 144 )

Wing Loading, Metric
Loading (g/sq.dm) = Weight(g) / ( Wingspan(mm) * Wing Chord(mm) / 10000 )



Copyright 1998-2004 Chuck Gadd
All rights reserved
www.csd.net/~cgadd/eflight