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How do you calculate a wings aspect ratio?

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The wing Span is 84.0 feet and the wing area is 4150 ft.²  How would I calculate the aspect ratio?
asked Jan 19, 2013 in Aircraft Maintenance by AviationOne
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You use the formula A.R.=b²/s      

A.R.=aspect ratio    b²=wing span    s=wing area.    

A.R=84.0 ft²/4150 ft=1.70

So the Aspect Ratio is 1.70

Hope that helps.
answered Jan 21, 2013 by Comanche82