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    Wing dihedral

    If the wings are straight, what mechanism gives the wings dihedral? Is the dihedral set at the attachment points of the wings? How is this done?


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    In the case of the Cub family, both struts are adjustable so dihedral is set by the length of the front strut and then washout/twist is set by the length of the rear. With some others (Taylorcraft and Champion-Bellanca) you're at the mercy of the manufacturer to get the dihedral correct, as the front struts are not adjustable.
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