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Hi everyone

Just a query on the relationship between size of wing vs fuel efficiency. Assuming all things are equal(motor/carb setting/pilot weight/overall flying pattern)..would a larger wing mean more fuel efficiency? I currently fly a 26m wing (assume for sake argument we are talking about same manufacturer but larger..say 29m) or does drag come into it? Is the relationship between lift vs thrust important? I understand that a wings profile can be changed eg reflex but this is about size (or max lift minimum revs)...I do not need to get anywhere fast..

Also is there a type of wing out there that helps with fuel efficiency (I would assume acro wings are not very fuel effifient eg).

Thanks

:D:wingover:

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