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kentwilliams
01-07-2018, 01:41 PM
would like to hear if anyone knows the midrange weight of a Cessna 208B EX on Wip amphibs, glide radio. thanks, Kent


sailingfun
01-07-2018, 03:14 PM
would like to hear if anyone knows the midrange weight of a Cessna 208B EX on Wip amphibs, glide radio. thanks, Kent

Find brick, toss brick out of aircraft. Impact point equals glide ratio!

CrimsonEclipse
01-07-2018, 04:15 PM
the Beaver would lose about 10% of its glide distance with floats.

i would assume the Caravan would lose something in that range.

Since the normal is 14:1 I'd assume 12:1 with floats (12.6 if you want to be precise, but i always round down for important things like gliding)