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    Canting keel forces

    The rule says all titanium parts must be standard, off the shelf items, so either this remark is wrong, or (shock, horror) somebody has bent the rules (as well as the titanium).
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    Canting keel forces

    The rule requires a demonstrable factor of 3 - if that is true the that should be DSQ ...
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    Canting keel forces

    What I find truly bizarre is that the rule disallows "Secondary heat treatment methods which alter the properties of a steel alloy by way of reducing resistance to corrosion in sea water and/or increasing fatigue in variations in sea water temperature around 10C are not permitted." I know...
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    Canting keel forces

    I suspect that flying isnt the problem. Maybe the landing does need looking at, though.
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    Canting keel forces

    Unless the arm is sufficiently long as to move the bulb sigificantly away from the surface of the Earth a g is a g (leaving aside issues to do with a non spherical earth). The torque induced as a result of the deceleration is absolutely to do with the lever arm.
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