FA-16 Afterburner


The FA-16 was a real breakthrough design for me when i built my first one back in 2007. It was a culmination of lots of ideas i had about low drag planning at the time. The whole design came together much better than i had initially expected with all the channels falling cleanly into place, feeding the water-flow into the 6 release points around the Jet-Tail and flyer's. The channels also give the dual fin design great directional control and unlike most thruster channel bottom designs performs surprisingly well in small junky conditions due to pockets of air that flow through the channels, giving the board less wetted surface area through the tail and a loose yet controled rail-to-rail transition.


Post a Comment