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« on: April 27, 2016, 03:26:09 PM »

http://www.tested.com/tech/568755-airplane-origami-how-folding-wings-work/



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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2016, 04:23:06 PM »






S-2/C-1/E-1. I used to work on these. What a hydro-mechanical nightmare.
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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2016, 05:23:13 PM »

Even Swing Wings like those used on the F-14 and the F/FB-111 were a massive PITA to the maintenance crews.
Lots of moving parts and lots of hydraulic connections...
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