SB2C Helldiver dive flap question...

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  1. LA2019

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    I'm currently working on my Airfix 1/72 Helldiver. I've cut off and drilled the dive flaps so they can be displayed in the up position. My question is what is the angle of the flap in relation to the wing? I've checked the books at the local library and online but cannot find an answer.

    I know I'm probably cutting hairs here, but I would like the proper angle to be as correct as possible...

    thanks!
    ken
     
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    Thanks for the links guys! A lot of cool and useful info.

    Here's what I have so far. I kinda took my best guess at the attack angles for the dive flaps.....

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