RC Plane Variable Wing Design
Each year the AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) hosts a design competition where college teams design and fly a small, remote-controlled, battery-powered airplane. For this competition, scoring primarily depends upon the following: maximizing payload, maximizing speed, minimizing weight, minimizing wingspan. Since wingspan is a key scoring factor and variable wing geometry is allowed, our design team has decided to design a pivoting wing system that can be remotely activated immediately before and after takeoff and landing respectively.
Mechanical Engineering Design Project (MEMS 411)
Mincks, Brian; Bard, Cameron; and Rowe, Noah, "RC Plane Variable Wing Design" (2017). Mechanical Engineering Design Project Class. 76.