Re: An-124 and wing dihedral

Date:         06 Jun 98 15:39:00 
From:         Andrew Cruickshank <>
Organization: OpenKast Limited
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Mary Shafer wrote:
> (Psagdeo) writes:
> > The dihedral required is a function of wing location.  All low-wing
> > aircraft have positive dihedral, or wing tips above the wing root when
> > seen in the front view.
> Not true of the F-104, which has a low wing with marked anhedral.  On
> the other hand, it's got a huge vertical stabilizer.

F-104 is mid wing. The fact that the tail is a T is also
supposed to be a factor in the choice of anhedral.