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I need to build a glider that can get from point A to B fastest. Point A is about 35ft off the ground, and Point B is about x = 190ft away from point A.

I know the basic equation to consider here is L/D. I want this ratio to equal the (distance traveled/ascent lost).

Thus my Lift-to-Drag ratio needs to be about 190/35 = 5.429 (assuming zero wind conditions).

Is there a certain wing structure or certain fuselage structure to consider here?

Any tips?

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# Building a glider that can get from point A to B fastest.

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