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*Design Rules for Boost and Rocket /Gliders*stated that "The proper dihedral angle is obtained by raising the tips of the wings 1/8 inch for every one inch of wing span". I've seen this repeated in several places but it seems too simplistic and doesn't answer some questions, like:

> If each wing is 5 inches long, your total wingspan will be 10 inches. Does his "rule" mean

__needs to be raised at the tip by 10 x 1/8" = 1.25"? Or does it mean 5" x 1/8" = 5/8"? The first interpretation doubles the overall dihedral angle for the glider.__

*each wing*> How do you calculate the correct angle for each panel of a polyhedral wing?

I've seen some pretty complex math in various articles and forums, and opinions vary even in the RC/DLG/Catapault/Hand Chuck glider forums. Is there ANY reasonably accurate/acceptable rule of thumb for RGs/BGs that doesn't require a complicated equation?