''Plan of BIF-16 by Thomas Yost''
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Tom writes:
For the new design, I'm using 3/4in X .035 walls. It's both lighter and more flexible. 84 feet of this tubing weighs only 8 lbs.

Attached are top, side, and front views of BIF-16 (the name I gave the new design) to give you some idea of their proportions.

I indent the sections 1/4" for the tubing. Computers sure make it easier than when I had to do all the fairing by hand.

Contributors to this page: Thomas Yost (TDY), Patrick Poirier (PPR), Gerald Maroske (GUM) and Hendrik Maroske (HHM)